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MS11-089  MS11-089 - Important : Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2590602) - Version: 1.2

Version2012-02-22 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.2 (February 22, 2012): Revised the bulletin to identify the update package KB numbers for the following non-affected software that this update applies to: Microsoft Visio (KB2553374), Microsoft Visio Viewer (KB2553353), Microsoft Office Web Application Companions (WAC) (KB2553153), and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 (KB2553132). See the update FAQ for details. Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office. 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. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
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