|MS11-089||Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2590602)||Microsoft Office||Important||14-12-2011|
Brief overview of the risk:
The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Word file. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the logged-on user.
Detailed Information on the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Word handles specially crafted Word files. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Further information on this exploit is available at : MS11-089
Affected SoftwareMicrosoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 and Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2596785)
Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions) (KB2589320)
Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions) (KB2589320)
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 (KB2644347)