Trojan targets unpatched Word flaw (again)

Monday, 11 December 2006, 3:02 PM EST

Microsoft has warned of another unpatched vulnerability in Word. The unspecified code execution flaw means hackers can load malware onto targeted machines providing users are tricked into opening maliciously constructed Word files.

The latest vulnerability in Microsoft's ubiquitous Office application software follows the discovery of a similar - also unpatched - memory corruption bug in Word last week.

At The Register.

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