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Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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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."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0556
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2002 Service Pack 3