Third Word Vulnerability In Nine Days

Microsoft reported yesterday that it was evaluating an as of yet unpatched, “zero day” Word vulnerability. This is the third Word vulnerability reported in the past nine days. Word 2000, 2002, 2003 and Word Viewer 2003 are all affected by the bug, which if exploited could allow a hacker to take control of a target PC. MS investigators warned that exploit code has already been spotted in the wild.

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