Threat Encyclopedia

MS.PowerPoint.CVE-2018-8376.Memory.Corruption

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt against a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted PowerPoint file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted PowerPoint file.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8376

CVE References

CVE-2018-8376