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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5296

PowerPoint in Microsoft Office 2003 does not properly handle a container object whose position value exceeds the record length, which allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference and application crash) via a crafted PowerPoint (.PPT) file, as demonstrated by Nanika.ppt, and a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-3435, CVE-2006-3876, CVE-2006-3877, and CVE-2006-4694. NOTE: the impact of this issue was originally claimed to be arbitrary code execution, but later analysis demonstrated that this was erroneous.
Publish Date : 2006-10-16 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5296

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Powerpoint 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Powerpoint 1

- References For CVE-2006-5296 CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1017059
VUPEN ADV-2006-4031
MILW0RM 2523
XF powerpoint-presentation-bo(29507)
BID 20495 Microsoft PowerPoint Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-27
OSVDB 29720

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5296

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