54387 : Microsoft Office PowerPoint PPT95 Import (PP7X32.DLL) File Handling Multiple Overflows
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-05-12

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-1129" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the PowerPoint 95 importer (PP7X32.DLL) in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2003 SP3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an inconsistent record length in sound data in a file that uses a PowerPoint 95 (PPT95) native file format, aka &quot;PP7 Memory Corruption Vulnerability,&quot; a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-1128.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Additionally, it is possible to temporarily work around the flaw by implementing the following workaround: Use the cacls program to deny access to the DLL containing the vulnerable code, PP7X32.DLL. This will prevent the vulnerable DLL from loading in PowerPoint, which will also prevent users from importing PowerPoint 95 files.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

38742

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-05-13 | Disagree?

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