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SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA24122

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/24122/

CRITICAL: Extremely critical

IMPACT: System access

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE:
Microsoft Office XP - http://secunia.com/product/23/
Microsoft Office 2000 - http://secunia.com/product/24/
Microsoft Word 2000 - http://secunia.com/product/2149/
Microsoft Word 2002 - http://secunia.com/product/2150/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Word, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
NOTE: The vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.



The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error when parsing Word documents and can be exploited to cause memory corruption. Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

SOLUTION: Do not open untrusted Office documents.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Discovered as a 0-day.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: Microsoft: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/933052.mspx
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SOLUTION: Do not open untrusted Office documents. - SaltwaterCentral.Com