PPT2000: Programs Can Be Run While You View a Web Page or HTML Message

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SYMPTOMS

When you view a Web page or a Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) message, the Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 object model is available to Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications. This may allow someone to run programs on your computer and cause a security problem.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack
Or, obtain the following Microsoft Office 2000 update from the Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=68d8730b-52c9-4f2c-8cad-8c8a68aa4e6e&displaylang=en

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2.

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Article ID: 268447 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 2.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition
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