Security Advisory: Microsoft Word Zero-day Exploit

Security Advisory: Microsoft Word Zero-day Exploit

Anti-virus researchers have announced that there is a new zero-day flaw in Microsoft Word that is already actively being exploited. A successfully executed attack against this vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain full Administrative control over an affected system.

Microsoft has verified that the vulnerability exists in Word 2003 and Word XP and is planning to release a patch that addresses it on June 13, 2006.

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