Microsoft PowerPoint Multiple Vulnerabilities

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  • Microsoft PowerPoint


Microsoft has released updates that address vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint.

As part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for May 2009, Microsoft released updates to address vulnerabilities that affect Microsoft PowerPoint.


By convincing a user to open a specially crafted PowerPoint file, a remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code, gain elevated privileges, or cause PowerPoint to crash.


Microsoft has provided updates for these vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for May 2009. The security bulletin describes any known issues related to the updates. Administrators are encouraged to note these issues and test for any potentially adverse effects. Administrators should consider using an automated update distribution system such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).



May 12, 2009: Updated

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