MS11-094: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2639142)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft

Description :

The remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft PowerPoint that is
affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- The application insecurely restricts the path used for
loading external DLL files. This could lead to
arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-3396)

- The application could cause memory to be corrupted when
reading an invalid record in a specially crafted
PowerPoint file. (CVE-2011-3413)

If a remote attacker can trick a user into opening a malicious
PowerPoint file using the the affected install, either vulnerability
could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for PowerPoint 2007 and 2010,
PowerPoint Viewer 2007, and Office Compatibility Pack.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 57280 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50964

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3396