Intrusion Prevention

MS.PowerPoint.Heap.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Heap Overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Powerpoint.
The vulnerability is caused by an error that occurs when the software handles a malicious "PPT" file. A remote attacker may exploit this to execute arbitrary code via a crafted "PPT" file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac

Impact

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

CVE References

CVE-2010-0030