MS Word: Get A Patch Or Get A virus

Vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 editions could allow remote code execution if a user opens or previews a specially crafted e-mail message in RTF format. An attacker who successfully exploited any of these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the local user.

To trigger vulnerability you need to view [malicious] message in MS Outlook.

The bug in Microsoft Word 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010 was patched Nov. 9 as part of Microsoft’s monthly security update

www.computerworld.com/s/article/9202819/Microsoft_warns_of_Word_attacks

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