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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0223

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

Overview

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2003 SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted sound data in a file that uses a PowerPoint 4.0 native file format, leading to memory corruption, aka "Legacy File Format Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-0222, CVE-2009-0226, CVE-2009-0227, and CVE-2009-1137.

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: SECUNIA
Name: 32428
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-017
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6269
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1290
External Source: BID
Name: 34834
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022205
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-132A

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6269
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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