Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Windows and Mac versions of PowerPoint.
The vulnerability may allow user assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Data record in a "PPT" file.

Affected Products

PowerPoint in Microsoft Office 2000, 2002 and 2003.
PowerPoint in Office 2004 for Mac and Office v.X for Mac.


System Compromise: Arbitrary code execution.

Recommended Actions

The vendor has issued the following fixes:
Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3:
Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3:
Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2:
Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 for Mac:
Microsoft PowerPoint v. X for Mac:

CVE References