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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0221

Original release date: 05/12/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2002 SP3 and 2003 SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PowerPoint file containing a crafted record type for "collaboration information for different slides" that contains a field that specifies a large number of records, which triggers an under-allocated buffer and a heap-based buffer overflow, aka "Integer Overflow Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 34835
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6127
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022205
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1290
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20090512 Microsoft PowerPoint Integer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-017
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54394
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32428
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-132A

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6127
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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