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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft PowerPoint Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft PowerPoint Object Memory Handling Error Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Memory Contents on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039998
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-11934   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 13 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2013 SP1, 2013 RT SP1, 2016, Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R); 2016 for Mac
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft PowerPoint. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted document file that, when opened by the target user, will trigger an object memory handling error and access memory contents on the target user's system.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive memory contents on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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