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Microsoft PowerPoint .dll Insecure Library Loading (MS11-073; CVE-2011-1980)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2011-121
Date Published: 13 Sep 2011
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Saturday 01 January, 2011
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-073
Industry Reference:CVE-2011-1980
Protection Provided by:
Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office 2010 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Vulnerability Description The vulnerability is due to insecure library loading issue in Microsoft PowerPoint. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw by convincing a victim to open a specially crafted PowerPoint file. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow execution of arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Update/Patch AvaliableMS11-073
Vulnerability Details

This is a remote code execution vulnerability. The vulnerability is due to insecure library loading issue in Microsoft Power Point. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow execution of arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.

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