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

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 :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

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