Microsoft tells Symantec that latest exploited Word flaw is variation of older vulnerability

Microsoft has confirmed that what appeared to be a newly discovered Word flaw is actually a variant of a vulnerability revealed last year, according to Symantec.

However, numerous organizations have been targeted by exploits taking advantage of the word processor vulnerability, Eric Chien, Symantec researcher, said Thursday in a posting on the Symantec Security Response blog. News - IT Security News - SC Magazine UK

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