Oh and ANOTHER Powerpoint vulnerability too….



Sometimes you feel like the little Dutch boy of myth/legend with his finger trying to plug the hole in a dam…. Incidents bring us this as well…. another powerpoint vulnerability seems to have been disclosed. MS has an advisory. All currently supported Office versions are vulnerable (even on Mac?) Workarounds include not opening powerpoint files… using the Powerpoint viewer 2003 (I don’t see any word on opening in something like Openoffice.org Impress – that MAY mitigate the risk.)


NOTE… I thought I had published this two days ago, but apparently not…

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