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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-0656

Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2, and 2010; Office 2004, 2008, and 2011 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP2; PowerPoint Viewer; PowerPoint Viewer 2007 SP2; and PowerPoint Web App do not properly validate PersistDirectoryEntry records in PowerPoint documents, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a Slide with a malformed record, which triggers an exception and later use of an unspecified method, aka "Persist Directory RCE Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2011-04-13 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Persist Directory RCE Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11761 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-2011-0656

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office 2004 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2008 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Office 2011 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 2007 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Office Powerpoint Viewer Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Powerpoint 2002 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Powerpoint 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Powerpoint 2007 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Powerpoint 2010 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Powerpoint Viewer 2007 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Microsoft Powerpoint Web App Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 3
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 1
Microsoft Office Powerpoint Viewer 1
Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter 1
Microsoft Powerpoint 4
Microsoft Powerpoint Viewer 1
Microsoft Powerpoint Web App 1

- References For CVE-2011-0656
MS MS11-022
VUPEN ADV-2011-0941
SECTRACK 1025340
CERT TA11-102A
BID 47251 Microsoft PowerPoint Invalid 'PersistDirectoryEntry' Record Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2011-04-12
BUGTRAQ 20110412 ZDI-11-125: Microsoft Office PowerPoint PersistDirectoryEntry Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-0656

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

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