Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2, and 2010; Office 2004, 2008, and 2011 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP2; PowerPoint Viewer; PowerPoint Viewer 2007 SP2; and PowerPoint Web App do not properly validate PersistDirectoryEntry records in PowerPoint documents, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a Slide with a malformed record, which triggers an exception and later use of an unspecified method, aka "Persist Directory RCE Vulnerability."



Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-04-13

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

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53379MS11-022: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2489283)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
53374MS11-021 / MS11-022 / MS11-023: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2489279 / 2489283 / 2489293) (Mac OS X)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks