Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability



Date Discovered

February 14, 2006


Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 is prone to a remote information-disclosure vulnerability. Information gathered may be used to launch further attacks against a vulnerable computer.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 SP3


Do not follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.
Since this vulnerability can be exploited only via a malicious PowerPoint presentation hosted on a remote website, never follow links provided by unknown users.

Fixes are available:



Discovery is credited to Yorick Koster.

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