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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS11-036 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2545814) Microsoft Office Critical 11-05-2011

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft PowerPoint. The vulnerabilities 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 files. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.

Further information on this exploit is available at : MS11-036

Affected Software

Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac
Open XML File Format Converter for Mac