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Vulnerability of Microsoft Office PowerPoint: three vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Microsoft Office PowerPoint.
Impacted software: Office, Access, Office Communicator, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, MOSS, Visio, Word.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 3.
Creation date: 17/02/2017.
Références of this announce: 3204068, 949, 950, 951, MS16-148, VIGILANCE-VUL-21874.

Description of the vulnerability 

Several vulnerabilities were announced in Microsoft Office PowerPoint.

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via MSO!Ordinal5429, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:2/4; 949]

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via MSO!Ordinal8038, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:2/4; 950]

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via GDI32!ConvertDxArray, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:2/4; 951]
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This weakness note impacts software or systems such as Office, Access, Office Communicator, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, MOSS, Visio, Word.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

This bulletin is about 3 vulnerabilities.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a specialist ability can exploit this computer weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Microsoft Office: patch.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Microsoft Office PowerPoint: solution.
The solution is available in VIGILANCE-SOL-49927.
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