Microsoft Word Vulnerability
- Microsoft Word 2000
Other versions of Word and other Microsoft Office programs may also be affected.
A vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000 could allow an attacker to gain control of your computer.
Do not open untrusted documents
Microsoft has not yet released an update to address this vulnerability. Do not open unfamiliar or unexpected Word or other Office documents, including those received as email attachments or hosted on a web site. For more information, please see Using Caution with Email Attachments.
An attacker could exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000 by convincing a user to open a specially crafted Word document. A Word document could be attached to an email message, hosted on a web site, or included in another Office document. This vulnerability may affect other versions of Word and other Microsoft Office programs.
- Vulnerability Note VU#806548 - <http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/806548>
- Using Caution with Email Attachments - <http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/tips/ST04-010.html>
- Microsoft Security Advisory (925059) - <http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/925059.mspx>
- Microsoft Security Essentials - <http://www.microsoft.com/protect/>
September 7, 2006: Initial release