Vulnerability Note VU#190089
Microsoft PowerPoint malformed record vulnerability
Microsoft PowerPoint fails to properly handle malformed records. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Microsoft PowerPoint is presentation software that is available on Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac platforms.
By convincing a user to open a PowerPoint document, a remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system with the privileges of the user.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||13 Jun 2006|
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Thanks to Microsoft Security for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-0022
- Date Public: 13 Jun 2006
- Date First Published: 13 Jun 2006
- Date Last Updated: 15 Jun 2006
- Severity Metric: 13.67
- Document Revision: 3
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