MS11-036: Vulnerabilities in PowerPoint could allow remote code execution: May 10, 2011

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Introduction

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-036. 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.
  • 2535818 MS11-036: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2007: May 10, 2011
  • 2540162 MS11-036: Description of the security update for the PowerPoint 2007 converter: May 10, 2011
  • 2535812 MS11-036: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2003: May 10, 2011

    The following are the known issues in security update 2535812. For more information about these known issues, see security update 2535812.
    • When you manually apply this security update, you may receive the following error message:
      This update has already been applied or is included in an update that has already been applied.
    • When you use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) to scan for updates, this security update is not listed as applicable.
    • If you have a plan that has multiple masters, and you saved the file after you applied update 2464588, the presentation may continue to freeze after you change it.
  • 2535802 MS11-036: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2002: May 10, 2011

    The following are the known issues in security update 2535802. For more information about these known issues, see security update 2535802.
    • 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.
    • When you manually apply this security update, you may receive the following error message:
      This update has already been applied or is included in an update that has already been applied.
    • When you use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) to scan for updates, this security update is not listed as applicable.
    • If you have a plan that has multiple masters, and you saved the file after you applied security update 2464617, the presentation may continue to freeze after you change it.

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Article ID: 2545814 - Last Review: May 8, 2012 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 Viewer
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
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