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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:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039998
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:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11934
https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkid=831049
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=83a5c529-ddc2-4a3f-86b3-7400967002b3
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=d0c17df1-ea42-46f0-9221-9e003574b40b
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=91f18b74-6ff7-4155-b8f9-23faedaa877b
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=06e79630-6601-4e46-a8a6-db96fea5e704

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11934 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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