Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.PowerPoint.File.Path.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Office PowerPoint.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software is handling a malformed ".ppt" file name. It may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a crafted PPT(.ppt) file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2002 Service Pack 3

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's web site for suggested workaround.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms10-004.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-0029