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Subject: [ITsafe - Your Word is <OK>] ITsafe Bulletin 2006/007
Date: 15 March 2006 08:31
ITsafe Bulletin 2006/007
What is it?
A problem affecting various versions of Microsoft Office.
What does it affect?
Microsoft Office (2000, XP, 2003, X for Mac, 2004 for Mac), Word (2000, 2002
), Excel (2000, 2002, 2003, 2003 Viewer, X for Mac, 2004 for Mac), Outlook
(2000, 2002), PowerPoint (2000, 2002), Works Suite (2000 onwards).
Standalone versions of Microsoft Excel Viewer (2000, 2002), Word 2003,
Outlook 2003 and PowerPoint 2003 are not affected.
How do I fix it?
Update your copy of the affected Microsoft software with the download
available from Microsoft.
Details of Specific Problem
This problem with Microsoft products is described in more depth by the
The supplier's page also contains the URL to download the fix: please see
our URL security guide for advice on following links
Details of Underlying Problem(s)
The technical issues are described at the CVE website, as CVE-2005-4131,
CVE-2006-0009, CVE-2006-0028, CVE-2006-0029, and CVE-2006-0031.
ITsafe Bulletins are issued by e-mail when significant risks have been
identified that are likely to affect the majority of ITsafe users.
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