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PowerPoint 95 and 97 allows remote attackers to cause an application to be run automatically without prompting the user, possibly through the slide show, when the document is opened in browsers such as Internet Explorer.
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Date Entry Created
20010831 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010912)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(6) Armstrong, Cole, Foat, Frech, Stracener, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> Looks like CONFIRM URL is too old for Microsoft to keep
   (currently cached at
   ). Same information is available at BugTraq at

Proposed (Legacy)
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