MS11-022: Vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint could allow remote code execution: April 12, 2011

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-022. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

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Known issues and additional information about this security update

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed below each article link.
  • 2464588 MS11-022: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2003: April 12, 2011

    Known issues in security update 2464588:
    • When you open presentations that contain layouts with background images in PowerPoint 2003, an error may occur. When the error occurs, you receive a message that states that some contents (text, images, or objects) have corrupted. You can determine what content has been lost by viewing the layout, but not by viewing the slide content. Items that were removed will display a blank box or a box that contains "cleansed."  

      To resolve this issue, install hotfix 2543241. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
      2543241 Description of the Office PowerPoint 2003 hotfix package
      This known issue is fixed in security update 2535812. For more information about update 2535812, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
      2535812 MS11-036: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2003: May 10, 2011
  • 2464594 MS11-022: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2007 : April 12, 2011
  • 2464617 MS11-022: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2002: April 12, 2011

    Known issues in security update 2464617:
    • When you open presentations that contain layouts with background images in PowerPoint 2002, an error may occur. When the error occurs, you receive a message that states that some contents (text, images, or objects) have corrupted. You can determine what content has been lost by viewing the layout, but not by viewing the slide content. Items that were removed will display a blank box or a box that contains "cleansed."

      To resolve this issue, install hotfix 2543242. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
      2543242 Description of the PowerPoint 2002 hotfix package
      For more information about how to work around this issue, see KB 2464617.

      This known issue is fixed in security update 2535802. For more information about security update 2535802, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
      2535802 MS11-036: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2002: May 10, 2011
    • After you install this security update, you may have to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms when you start a Microsoft Office XP program. If you do not accept the Microsoft Software License Terms, the Office XP program may not start.
  • 2464623 MS11-022: Description of the security update for PowerPoint Viewer 2007: April 12, 2011
  • 2464635 MS11-022: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2007 converter: April 12, 2011
  • 2519984 MS11-022: Description of the security update for PowerPoint Viewer 2010: April 12, 2011
  • 2519975 MS11-022: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2010: April 12, 2011
  • 2520047 MS11-022: Description of the security update for Office Web Applications 2010: April 12, 2011
  • 2505927 MS11-023: Description of the security update for Office 2008 for Mac 12.2.9 Update: April 12, 2011
  • 2505924 MS11-023: Description of the security update for Office 2004 for Mac 11.6.3 Update: April 12, 2011
  • 2505935 MS11-023: Description of the security update for the Open XML File Format Converter for Mac 1.1.9
  • 2525412 Description of the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.1 Update

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Article ID: 2489283 - Last Review: May 11, 2012 - Revision: 8.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 (Home and Student version)
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats
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