MS06-028: Vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (916768) (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21724


An application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.


The remote host is running a version of Microsoft PowerPoint that may allow arbitrary code to be run.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to a user of the remote computer and have it open it with PowerPoint. A vulnerability in the font parsing handler would then result in code execution.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for PowerPoint X and 2004 for Mac OS X.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21724

File Name: macosx_ms_06-028.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2006/06/16

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2001:sr1:mac_os, cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2004::mac, cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/06/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/06/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0022

BID: 18382

OSVDB: 26435

MSFT: MS06-028

MSKB: 916768