Exploit code published for unpatched Office flaw

Friday, 15 April 2005, 2:10 AM EST

Security researchers this week reported a flaw in the memory handling of the Microsoft Jet Database Engine that powers the Microsoft Office Access database. An attacker could use the flaw to remotely take control of a compromised system, according to HexView, a security firm that discovered the flaw.

A necessary precursor for attackers to use the flaw, called an exploit, has already been released.

By Scott Bekker at ENT News.

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