Wolfgang Kandek



A rare critical Microsoft Word vulnerability was patched today by Microsoft, one of seven security updates pushed out repairing 11 flaws in its December security update.The Word vulnerability earned a critical rating because the Outlook email client uses Word to display documents in the Outlook preview pane and therefore removes the need for user interaction to trigger an exploit.

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