Microsoft Word Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Secunia Advisory: SA24122 Release Date: 2007-02-15
Critical: Extremely critical
Impact: System access
Where: From remote
Solution Status: Unpatched
Microsoft Office 2000
Microsoft Office XP
Microsoft Word 2000
Microsoft Word 2002
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Word, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error when parsing Word documents and can be exploited to cause memory corruption.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
NOTE: The vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.
Solution: Do not open untrusted Office documents.
Provided and/or discovered by: Discovered as a 0-day.
Original Advisory: Microsoft: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sec...ry/933052.mspx