Critical

CVE-2009-0220 - Buffer Errors vulnerability in Microsoft Office Powerpoint

Publication: 2009-05-12
Summary

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the PowerPoint 4.0 importer (PP4X32.DLL) in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2003 SP3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted formatting data for paragraphs in a file that uses a PowerPoint 4.0 native file format, related to (1) an incorrect calculation from a record header, or (2) an interget that is used to specify the number of bytes to copy, aka "Legacy File Format Vulnerability."

Classification
CWE-119: Buffer Errors

Risk level (CVSS 9.3)

Critical

9.3

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2000
  • Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2002
  • Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2003