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PowerPoint Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability

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Xen

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Post Mon Apr 06, 2009 3:44 am

PowerPoint Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability

Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft PowerPoint, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error that may result in access to an invalid object in memory when parsing a specially crafted PowerPoint file.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

NOTE: According to Microsoft, the vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.


http://secunia.com/advisories/34572/
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jason

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Post Wed Apr 08, 2009 9:03 pm

Re: PowerPoint Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability

Worth noting that Office 2007 and 2008 are not vulnerable to this.

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