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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS10-088 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2293386) Microsoft Office Critical 10-11-2010

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted PowerPoint file.
Detailed Information on the risk:

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft PowerPoint handles specially crafted PowerPoint 95 files. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

Further information on this exploit is available at : MS10-088

Affected Software

Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 2007 Service Pack 2