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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0222

Original release date: 05/12/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


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 a "pointer overwrite" and memory corruption, aka "Legacy File Format Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-0223, CVE-2009-0226, CVE-2009-0227, and CVE-2009-1137.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022205
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-017
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.vupen.com/exploits/Microsoft_PowerPoint_Pointer_Overwrite_Code_Execution_Exploit_MS09_017_1290123.php
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6143
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-132A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1290
External Source: BID
Name: 34831
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.vupen.com/exploits/Microsoft_PowerPoint_Memory_Corruption_Code_Execution_Exploit_MS09_017_1290124.php
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6143
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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