MS09-017: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (967340)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
PowerPoint.

Description :

The remote Windows host is running a version of Microsoft PowerPoint,
PowerPoint Viewer, or PowerPoint Converter that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities. If an attacker can trick a user on the
affected host into opening a specially crafted PowerPoint file, he
could leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code subject to the
user's privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS09-017

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for PowerPoint 2000, 2002,
2003, and 2007, PowerPoint Viewer 2003 and 2007, as well as the the
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true