A vulnerability in Microsoft Word could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Microsoft Word contains a vulnerability that could be exploited when Word opens a specially crafted document. It is possible that the vulnerability can be exploited by opening a Microsoft Office document that includes an embedded Word document.
More information is available in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-014.
By convincing a user to open a specially crafted Word document, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Word. If the user is logged in with administrative privileges, the attacker could take complete control of a vulnerable system.
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This vulnerability was reported by Microsoft.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
|Date First Published:||2006-12-06|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-02-23 13:06 UTC|