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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3656

Original release date: 07/18/2006
Last revised: 04/12/2011


Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 allows user-assisted attackers to cause memory corruption via a crafted PowerPoint file, which triggers the corruption when the file is closed. NOTE: due to the lack of available details as of 20060717, it is unclear how this is related to CVE-2006-3655, CVE-2006-3660, and CVE-2006-3590, although it is possible that they are all different.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060718 About the latest three Powerpoint vulnerabilities: exploitable?
External Source: BID
Name: 19229
External Source: XF
Name: powerpoint-mso-code-execution2(27781)
External Source: BID
Name: 18993
External Source: XF
Name: powerpoint-unspecified-memory-corruption(27782)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060715 MS Power Point Multiple Vulnerabilities - (memory corruption) POC
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2815
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/PP2003sp2patched_fr_exploit-method.txt
External Source: MISC
Name: http://packetstormsecurity.org/0607-exploits/mspp-poc3.txt
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060717 New CVE identifiers for separate PowerPoint 0-day issues assigned

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