Intrusion Prevention

MS.PowerPoint.File.Unspecified.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates a possible attempt to exploit a memory corruption vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint.
A memory corruption vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint could allow a remote attacker to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code in the context of the application. The vulnerability is a result of insufficient checks for malformed records in PowerPoint files.

Affected Products

Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 SP2
Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 SP1
Microsoft PowerPoint 2003

Impact

System compromise: remote code execution.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrades or patches from the vendor.