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CVE Reference: CVE-2006-5296

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CVE-2006-5296

Description:
PowerPoint in Microsoft Office 2003 does not properly handle a container object whose position value exceeds the record length, which allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference and application crash) via a crafted PowerPoint (.PPT) file, as demonstrated by Nanika.ppt, and a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-3435, CVE-2006-3876, CVE-2006-3877, and CVE-2006-4694. NOTE: the impact of this issue was originally claimed to be arbitrary code execution, but later analysis demonstrated that this was erroneous.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/29507

ST
  1017059

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA22394

OSVDB
  29720

MISC
  http://www.informationweek.com/management/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=193302553
  http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20061012_2.html
  http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/10/12/poc-published-for-ms-office-2003-powerpoint.aspx

MILW0RM
  http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2523

CONFIRM
  http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/11/10/follow-up-information-on-weblog-posting-about-poc-published-for-ms-office-2003-powerpoint.aspx

BID
  20495


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