Another day, another zero-day MS exploit

Friday, 29 September 2006, 1:40 AM EST

Business users are being encouraged to be more cautious when opening PowerPoint files following the discovery of an as yet unpatched flaw in Microsoft's office application.

Attackers might take advantage of the flaw to run hostile code on either Windows or Mac computers running various versions of the application. The security bug stems from an unspecified flaw in processing PowerPoint documents containing a malformed string, Secunia explains.

At The Register.

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