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Microsoft Security Advisory (933052)

by Donna Buenaventura / February 15, 2007 5:34 AM PST

Microsoft Security Advisory (933052)
Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Published: February 14, 2007

Microsoft is investigating new public reports of very limited, targeted attacks against Microsoft Word “zero-day” using a vulnerability in Microsoft Office 2000 and Microsoft Office XP.

In order for this attack to be carried out, a user must first open a malicious Office file attached to an e-mail or otherwise provided to them by an attacker.

As a best practice, users should always exercise extreme caution when opening unsolicited attachments from both known and unknown sources.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/933052.mspx

See also their blog on the above:
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2007/02/14/microsoft-security-advisory-933052-published.aspx

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