A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft PowerPoint, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing certain index values inside OutlineTextRefAtom atoms. This may result in access to an invalid object in memory when parsing a specially crafted PowerPoint file.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
NOTE: According to Microsoft, the vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.
Do you have additional information related to this advisory?
Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this
information to email@example.com
Subject: Microsoft PowerPoint OutlineTextRefAtom Parsing Vulnerability
No posts yet
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Secunia Customer Login
Not a customer already?
Learn more about how our market leading Vulnerability Management solutions can help you manage risk and ensure compliance.