The pirate attacks have no patch for a vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint, the company warned on Thursday.
The vulnerability, based on Microsoft Office 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3 and 2003 SP3, can vary from one person to do a PowerPoint file would be for the attack. If the file is open, access to a PowerPoint object is not valid in the memory. This allows an attacker to execute remote code on the system.
In a statement, security, Microsoft said today that the attacks are not widespread, but because of the victim.
“Microsoft is the search for new information received from a vulnerability in Microsoft Office PowerPoint can execute code from remote locations when a user opens a file PowerPoint specifically,” said the consultancy. “At this point, we are aware that limited and targeted attacks which try to exploit this vulnerability.”
Well, that there is currently no patch for the vulnerability in PowerPoint, Microsoft said in May he find a way out of their monthly schedule updates. Solutions from the company are not needed for opening files from untrusted sources using the Microsoft Office Isolated Conversion Environment (MOICE) to open files are not sure, and with Microsoft Office folder to block the policy of opening ‘and Office 2003 earlier documents.