Critical

CVE-2009-0227 - Buffer Errors vulnerability in Microsoft Office Powerpoint

Publication: 2009-05-12
Summary

Stack-based buffer overflow in the PowerPoint 4.2 conversion filter (PP4X32.DLL) in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2003 SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large number of structures in sound data in a file that uses a PowerPoint 4.0 native file format, leading to memory corruption, aka "Legacy File Format Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-0222, CVE-2009-0223, CVE-2009-0226, and CVE-2009-1137.

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