Microsoft FixIt for Word / Office should be applied without hesitation

Yesterday’s Microsoft Security Advisory announced a vulnerability in Microsoft Word which could permit remote code execution.

The summary of this advisory simply states that people are being exploited due to a vulnerability. It happens when someone opens, or even previews an RTF in email using Microsoft Word as the email viewer.

While Microsoft has not released a full patch at this time, they have a “FixIt” that will help protect you. You should apply that FixIt ASAP… Find it HERE.

Affected software:

Microsoft Word 2003 SP3, Word 2007 SP3, Word 2010 SP1 & SP2 (both 32 and 64 bit versions), Word 2013 (both 32 and 64 bit versions), Word 2013 RT, Microsoft Word Viewer, Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP3, Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 & SP2, Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 SP1 & SP2, Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013.

If you need assistance with this, or any Microsoft related security issue, please do not hesitate to call us here in the Greenville South Carolina area!  864-990-4748 or use our CONTACT FORM.

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