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MS06-010: Vulnerability in PowerPoint 2000 could allow information disclosure
Article ID: 889167 - View products that this article applies to.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-010. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2000. This includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:
List of issues that the security update fixesBesides the issues that are described in the security bulletin, the security update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 (KB889167) fixes the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/241277/ )FIX: The "Show on" secondary monitor slide show setting is not saved in PowerPoint 2000
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324782/ )Changes made to presentation are lost when you open the document by using SharePoint Portal Server
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/327042/ )File name extensions are missing when you send your presentation as an e-mail attachment if you use ODMA
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/327044/ )F12 does not open the Save As dialog box when presentation is opened in Web browser
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/810557/ )The last character in a text box does not appear in a presentation in PowerPoint 2000
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/813802/ )Error message: "PowerPoint found an error it cannot correct. You should save your presentation"
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/814138/ )Error message if your macro uses the SaveAs command
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/823331/ )PowerPoint 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: July 7, 2003
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827988/ )PowerPoint 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: September 30, 2003
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/830008/ )PowerPoint 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: October 20, 2003
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/830811/ )PowerPoint 2000 Post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: November 5, 2003
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842313/ )Description of the PowerPoint 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: May 19, 2004
842785After you install this security update, you will receive the following message when you open a PowerPoint presentation on a Web site: This message appears only when you view presentations from the Internet. This message should not appear when you open a presentation that is on the local computer.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842785/ )Description of the PowerPoint 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: June 4, 2004
Note This behavior change is documented in the bulletin that is found on the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-010.mspxWhat does the update do? The update modifies PowerPoint so that PowerPoint warns you that a presentation may be unsafe when you click a presentation on a Web site. You may then cancel the action of opening the presentation.
Removal informationAfter you install the security update for PowerPoint 2000 (KB889167), you cannot remove the update. To revert to an earlier installation of PowerPoint 2000, you must remove PowerPoint 2000 and then reinstall it from the original installation disk.