CA patches high-risk security hole

Tuesday, 24 May 2005, 1:45 PM EST

The flaw is in the scanning engine used in both enterprise and consumer products. CA said that an attacker could gain full control over a user’s PC by sending them a specially crafted Microsoft Office document.

CA rates the flaw as “high risk” because an attacker can gain full access to a computer system without any user interaction.

By Antony Savvas at MicroScope.

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