One More Microsoft Word Vulnerability

Just 5 days after previous Microsoft Word Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerability (post), new vulnerability is discovered. Secunia assigned extremely critical level to this vulnerability. A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Word, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user’s system. The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error when processing Word documents. No more information is currently available. Original Microsoft Advisory is here.

According to Microsoft, this is a different vulnerability than previous one described here.

The vulnerability is already being actively exploited.

Solution for now is: Do not open untrusted Office documents. 🙂

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