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.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 24th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //