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Old MS Office feature can be exploited to deliver, execute malware

2015/07/06

Help Net Security - (International) A researcher reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Office in which its Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) Packager could be leveraged to deliver malicious executable files embedded in Office documents without triggering security software.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18596

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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