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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0556

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2003 SP3, and PowerPoint in Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PowerPoint file with an OutlineTextRefAtom containing an an invalid index value that triggers memory corruption, as exploited in the wild in April 2009 by Exploit:Win32/Apptom.gen, aka "Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2009-04-03 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 94

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6279 windows
MS PowerPoint File Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6204 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0556

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Powerpoint 2000 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Powerpoint 2002 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Powerpoint 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office Powerpoint 1
Microsoft Powerpoint 3

- References For CVE-2009-0556

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-019
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-132A.html
CERT TA09-132A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0915
VUPEN ADV-2009-0915
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2009/04/02/microsoft-security-advisory-969136.aspx CONFIRM
http://blogs.technet.com/mmpc/archive/2009/04/02/new-0-day-exploits-using-powerpoint-files.aspx CONFIRM
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/969136
Microsoft Advisory http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/969136.mspx Microsoft Security Advisory (969136): Vulnerability in Microsoft Office PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution - Version: 2.0 Revision Note: V2.0 (May 12, 2009): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin. Summary: Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS09-017 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS09-017. The vulnerability addressed is the Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2009-0556.Release Date:2009-05-12
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-017
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-017 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (967340) This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability and several privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office PowerPoint that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted PowerPoint file. An attacker who successfully exploited any of these vulnerabilities could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/503453/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090512 ZDI-09-019: Microsoft Office PowerPoint OutlineTextRefAtom Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34351
BID 34351 Microsoft PowerPoint File Parsing 'OutlineTextRefAtom' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-06-09
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49632
XF powerpoint-unspecified-code-execution(49632)
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/627331
CERT-VN VU#627331
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021967
SECTRACK 1021967
http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2009/04/02/investigating-the-new-powerpoint-issue.aspx CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1290
VUPEN ADV-2009-1290

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0556

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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