it is NOT a virus, but a vulnerability.
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft PowerPoint, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an unknown error when parsing certain strings in a specially crafted document.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
NOTE: The vulnerability is currently being exploited in the wild.
Do not open untrusted documents.
today on the news they said Microsoft said there is a virus with some power point emails and they were gonna send out a patch...how do I make sure I get that? I have Windows XP SP2...broadband connection...