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(MS12-079) Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2780642)
CVE ID
CVE-2012-2539
Severity
Critical

Description


This patch addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Office that could result in remote code execution when successfully exploited via a specially crafted .RTF file. Accordingly, users who open a .RTF email message in Outlook with Microsoft Word as the email viewer can be a means to exploit this vulnerability effectively.

Patch: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-079
Affected software and version:

Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Word Viewer
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 1


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