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Vulnerability in PowerPoint 2000 Could Allow Information Disclosure (889167) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of PowerPnt.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote version of PowerPoint is vulnerable to an information disclosure

Description :

The remote host contains a version of PowerPoint which is vulnerable to
an information disclosure vulnerability.

Specifically, a possible hacker could send a malformed PowerPoint file to a
a victim on the remote host. When the victim opens the file, the attacker
may be able to obtain access to the files in the Temporary Internet Files
Folder of the remote host.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for PowerPoint :

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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