System compromise in Microsoft Word

Posted: October 10, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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MicrosoftVulnerability: System compromise in Microsoft Word

Danger: High
Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 1
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0182
Impact: System Compromise
Affected Products: Microsoft Office Word 2007
Microsoft Office 2007

Affected versions: Microsoft Word 2007

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability is due to improper handling. Doc files. This can be exploited. Doc file to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Manufacturer URL: http://www.microsoft.com/

Solution: Install the vulnerability patch from the manufacturer.

Microsoft Word 2007 Service Pack 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=be58b650-ee4f-405e-ab3c-c28aca48345b

Microsoft Word 2007 Service Pack 3
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=be58b650-ee4f-405e-ab3c-c28aca48345b

links:

MS12-064: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2742319)

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