A vulnerability in Microsoft Word could allow an attacker to compromise a vulnerable system.
Data used by Microsoft Word to construct a destination address for a memory copy routine is embedded within a Word document itself. If an attacker constructs a Word document with a specially crafted value used to build this destination address, then that attacker may be able to overwrite arbitrary memory.
An attacker could trigger this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a specially crafted Word document.
The specific consequences of this vulnerability are unclear, but may include execution of arbitrary code and denial of service.
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This vulnerability was publicly disclosed by disco.
|Date First Published:||2006-12-14|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-02-13 19:15 UTC|