Second zero day flaw found in Word

A second security vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Word in less than a week. The zero day flaw, which is could let an attacker gain remote access to a person's system, affects Word 2000, Word 2002, Word 2003 and Word Viewer 2003, according to a Microsoft security advisory posted Sunday night. Word 2007 is not affected, Microsoft said.

"From the initial reports and investigation, we can confirm that the vulnerability is being exploited on a very, very limited and targeted basis," Microsoft stated in its advisory. Second zero-day flaw found in Word | CNET

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