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…

Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • Powerpoint vulnerability (August 2006) I'm having to make sure I put the date in the title of these posts now.... over the weekend there were rumors of a new powerpoint vulnerability. Sans had an early notice of some trojan droppers using powerpoint files. And by the 20th (Sunday) it was being called a 0-day.......
  • Microsoft vulnerability whack-a-mole continues..... Translation - Microsoft patched one vulnerability another surfaces.... Incidents.org brings us the frustrating news.... If you remember the month of browser bugs series of exploits back in July, there was a denial of service there that appears to have code execution after all. Coincidence or not, it got publicly released......
  • Another Win98 patch for WMF vulnerability There's another patch for those Win98 users that are nervous about the WMF vulnerability that was announced at the tail end of the year. This site has made the patched version of gdi32.dll available to any and all. Their patch is open source. They basically say "it works for them..."......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • Qatar Ladies Open 2011, Abierto Mexicano TELCEL, Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, UAE, the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships This week in tennis featured plenty of interesting headlines for both men’s and women’s tennis. The women played in the Qatar Ladies Open 2011 in Doha, Qatar and the Abierto Mexicano TELCEL Presented by HSBC in Acapulco, Mexico. The men played in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai,......
  • These Wordpress Plugins May help Wordpress Plugins You May Need Image by teddy-rised via Flickr I have been asked many different times from new bloggers what plugins they should use. I think a big part of it comes down to personal taste.  While there are some essentials many of them are just add-on plugins......
  • Solidifying WP Security Designed with PHP, and powered by mySQL directories, WordPress is used by an amazing 8.5% of all websites. Web delivered spyware and web page hacking are becoming progressively more common. With such a lot of web content using WordPress as a CMS, any security weaknesses in the CMS structure or......
www.pdf24.org    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site