62239 : Microsoft Office Powerpoint File Path Handling Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-02-09
Time to Patch
265 days

Description

Microsoft Office Powerpoint is prone to an overflow condition. The program fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input when handling file paths, resulting in a stack-based buffer overflow. With a specially crafted file, a context-dependent attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code on a user's system.

Classification

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

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
PowerPoint
2002 SP3

References

Tools & Filters

44414

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-02-11 | Disagree?

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