Vulnerability Details

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 OfficeArt Atom Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Published: 2011-02-23 11:24:37
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attacker to execute arbitrary codes, can cause memory corruption and other attacks in the context of the application through a crafted Power Point file.

Affected Versions:
MS PowerPoint 2007 Service Pack 2

Technical Details:
The flaw exists with the way application will parse external objects within an Office Art container. When parsing this object, the application will append an uninitialized object to a list. When destroying this object during document close (WM_DESTROY), the application will access a method that does not exist.

Recommendations:
No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Summary:
This host is installed with Microsoft Office Power Point and is prone to remote code execution vulnerability. This NVT has been replaced by OID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.902411.

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-0976

References:

http://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-044/
http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2011/02/07/zdi-disclosure-microsoft

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2011-02-23
Modified
2018-11-22
Category
Windows

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