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Word 2007 Patch Fixes Embedded Font Vulnerability

Severity: High Summary: These vulnerabilities affect: ?Microsoft Word 2007 (and related components) How an attacker exploits them: ?By enticing users to open or interact with a maliciously crafted Word?document 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: As part of today’s Patch Day, Microsoft released a? security bulletin ?describing a vulnerability?affecting Word 2007, and related software like the Office compatibility pack. Word is the popular word processor that ships with Office.??It suffers from A?memory corruption vulnerabilities having to do with how it handles embedded fonts in documents.?By luring one of your users into downloading and opening a malicious Word document, an attacker can exploit this flaw to execute code on that user’s computer, with that user’s privileges

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Word 2007 Patch Fixes Embedded Font Vulnerability
June 10, 2014 — Category: Security Alerts