Unpatched PowerPoint flaw being used for 0-Day attacks

This one is serious folks. Secunia [1] has reported an "extremely critical" flaw in Microsoft PowerPoint that can allow an attacker to compromise a victim’s PC. More exactly, the flaw is in Windows but can be exploited through PowerPoint. All versions of Windows are affected. The vulnerability can be triggered by simply getting a user to open a specially crafted PowerPoint file. As this exploit is currently in circulation make sure you don’t open any PowerPoint files or email attachments unless you are totally sure of their trustworthiness. And that includes all those PowerPoint-based joke emails right? Don’t believe me? Then here’s what Microsoft had to say "We recommend that customers exercise extreme caution when they accept file transfers from both known and unknown sources." [2]
[1] http://secunia.com/advisories/21040/
[2] http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/922970.mspx


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