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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through opening a
Microsoft Word file.
The remote host contains a vulnerable version of Microsoft WordPad,
Office, or Office Converter Pack. Opening a specially crafted Word 97
file can result in the execution of arbitrary code. A remote attacker
could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a malicious Word
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for XP and 2003.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 49225 ()
Bugtraq ID: 43122
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2563
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