MS06-027: Vulnerability in Microsoft Word could allow remote code execution

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-027. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for Microsoft Word. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites, depending on whether you are a home user or an IT professional:

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Service pack information

The problem that is addressed by this security update is now corrected in Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3). For more information about how to obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2003, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

Issues that the security update fixes

Besides the issues that are described in the security bulletin, this security update addresses the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
  • 917334 Description of the security update for Microsoft Office Word 2003: June 13, 2006
  • 917335 Description of the security update for Microsoft Word 2002: June 13, 2006
  • 917345 Description of the security update for Microsoft Word 2000: June 13, 2006
  • 917346 Description of the security update for Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003: June 13, 2006

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Article ID: 917336 - Last Review: September 30, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003
  • Microsoft Word 2002
  • Microsoft Word 2000
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2006
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2005
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2004
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2003
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2002
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2001
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2000
Keywords: 
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