Security Advisory

Microsoft Security Advisory 929433

Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Published: December 05, 2006 | Updated: February 13, 2007

Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS07-014 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS07-014. The vulnerability addressed is the Word Malformed String Vulnerability - CVE-2006-5994



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  • (December 5, 2006): Advisory published.
  • (December 5, 2006): Advisory updated to provide additional clarity around the investigation.
  • (February 13, 2006): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin.

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