Security Alerts




Office Patches Mend Word, Visio, Publisher, and Lync

Severity: High Summary: These vulnerabilities affect:  Microsoft Office related products, including Word, Visio, Publisher, and Lync How an attacker exploits them:  Typically by enticing users to open or interact with maliciously crafted Office documents Impact: In the worst case, an attacker can gain complete control of your Windows computer What to do: Install the appropriate Microsoft patches as soon as possible, or let Windows Automatic Update do it for you. Exposure: Today, Microsoft released four security bulletins that fix 14 vulnerabilities in a range of Microsoft Office products, including Word, Visio, Publisher, and Lync. We summarize these four security bulletins below, in order from highest to lowest severity.

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Office Patches Mend Word, Visio, Publisher, and Lync
May 14, 2013 — Category: Security Alerts