Vulnerability identifier: #VU51324
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in the Microsoft PowerPoint. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Microsoft Office: 2019
Microsoft PowerPoint: 2010 Service Pack 2 - 2016
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.