MS11-036: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2545814)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

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 that could lead to arbitrary
code execution :

- A memory corruption vulnerability exists due to the
application's failure to properly handle memory during
function calls while parsing a specially crafted
PowerPoint file. (CVE-2011-1269)

- A buffer overflow can be triggered when the application
encounters a memory handling error while parsing a
specially crafted PowerPoint file. (CVE-2011-1270)

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

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 53859 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47699

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1269

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