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Vulnerable function in newest PowerPoint case (MS Advisory #925984)
Oct 05 2006 11:31PM
Juha-Matti Laurio (juha-matti laurio netti fi)
This PowerPoint vulnerability is described at Microsoft Security Advisory #925984
It appears that the vulnerability is due to errors when executing VB script
SlideShowWindows.View.GotoNamedShow () automatically inside a PowerPoint presentation.
Information about the existence of related exploit code listed as NamedShows stack overwrite issue is public too.
The author and origin of the exploit code is not currently known.
Microsoft is reportedly working on a fix and Security Bulletin Advance Notification Program
reported about four upcoming October security bulletins affecting Microsoft Office recently.
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