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Office 2003 Document Handling Code Execution Vulnerability

Severity: Medium Summary: These vulnerabilities affect: Office 2003 and Office for Mac 2011 How an attacker exploits them: By enticing you to open maliciously crafted Office documents Impact: An attacker can execute code, potentially gaining complete control of your computer What to do: Install the appropriate Office patches as soon as possible, or let Windows Update do it for you. Exposure: As part of part of Patch Day, Microsoft released a security bulletin describing a vulnerability in Office 2003 and Office for Mac 2011. Specifically, the Office components used to parse PNG image files  suffer from a buffer overflow vulnerability involving the way they handle specially crafted images

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Office 2003 Document Handling Code Execution Vulnerability
June 12, 2013 — Category: Security Alerts