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Secunia Research: Microsoft PowerPoint PP7X32.DLL Record Parsing Vulnerability Nov 09 2010 06:40PM
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Secunia Research 09/11/2010

- Microsoft PowerPoint PP7X32.DLL Record Parsing Vulnerability -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software

* Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 SP3

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity

Rating: Highly critical
Impact: System access
Where: From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software

"Microsoft Office PowerPoint ... enables users to quickly create
high-impact, dynamic presentations, while integrating workflow and
ways to easily share information."

Product Link:
http://office.microsoft.com/powerpoint

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Microsoft Office
PowerPoint, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise
a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused by a logic error in PP7X32.DLL when
processing certain records in PowerPoint 95 files and can be
exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

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5) Solution

Apply patches provided by MS10-088.

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6) Time Table

14/04/2010 - Vendor notified.
14/04/2010 - Vendor response.
25/05/2010 - Vendor provides status update.
04/06/2010 - Vendor provides status update.
26/10/2010 - Vendor provides status update.
09/11/2010 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits

Discovered by Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned
CVE-2010-2572 for the vulnerability.

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9) About Secunia

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10) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-61/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

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