New "extremely critical," unpatched flaw in Microsoft Office reported

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Security experts are warning today of a trojan that is actively exploiting a new, unpatched Microsoft Word zero-day vulnerability.

The flaw, reported in Microsoft Word 2000 when running on Windows 2000, is caused by an unspecified error that occurs when a computer processes Word documents, according to vulnerability monitoring firm Secunia. The vulnerability is exploited when a malicious document is opened, allowing the ...

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