Intrusion Prevention

MS.PowerPoint.File.Unspecified.Remote.Memory.Corruption

Description

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

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.