Microsoft PowerPoint contains an information disclosure vulnerability. As a result, sensitive information may be exposed to untrusted parties.
Microsoft PowerPoint fails to properly restrict access to objects in the Temporary Internet Files Folder (TIFF). This vulnerability is triggered when PowerPoint attempts to render HTML, but the specific details are unspecified. Note that the attacker must have specific knowledge of objects within the TIFF directory to retrieve them.
More information is available in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-010.
A remote attacker may be able to read sensitive information stored in the TIFF directory.
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Please see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-010 for a list of workarounds to mitigate this vulnerability.
This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-010. Microsoft credits Yorick Koster of ITsec Security Services with providing information regarding this issue.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
|Date First Published:||2006-02-14|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-02-14 23:00 UTC|