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PowerPoint Flaw Not a Vulnerability

By KeithLDick     Nov 10, 2006 in Business
Gee, one of out hundreds turns out to be nothing but a bug... Hmmm
As the company explained today on its security blog, a Perl script is capable of generating a malformed PPT file that, when run in PowerPoint 2003, will create a pointer that points out of bounds. The null address returned by this out-of-bounds pointer is then executed as though it were a function call, thus generating an exception.
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