MS09-027: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word could allow remote code execution

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INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS09-027. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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Known issues and additional information about this security update

For more information about this security update, including file information and information about any known issues with specific releases of this software, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
969604 MS09-027: Description of the security update for Word 2007: June 9, 2007
969613 MS09-027: Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system and for the Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system: June 9, 2009
969603 MS09-027: Description of the security update for Word 2003: June 9, 2009
969614 MS09-027: Description of the security update for Word Viewer 2003: June 9, 2009
969602 MS09-027: Description of the security update for Word 2002: June 9, 2009
969600 MS09-027: Description of the security update for Word 2000: June 9, 2009
971822 Description of the Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.1.9 Update
969661 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.5 Update
971824 Description of the Open XML File Format Converter for Mac 1.0.3
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