Microsoft Security Advisory: Vulnerability in PowerPoint could allow remote code execution

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Microsoft is investigating new public reports of limited “zero-day” attacks that use a vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 and Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003.

For this attack to be carried out, a user must first open a malicious PowerPoint file. This PowerPoint file is attached to an e-mail message or is otherwise provided to the user by an attacker.

Microsoft has released a security advisory about this issue for IT professionals. This security advisory also contains additional security-related information. To view this security advisory, visit the following Microsoft Web site:


Article ID: 925984 - Last Review: September 27, 2006 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition
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