Microsoft Office Insecure Shared Section Permissions

Sylvain Roger has discovered a weakness in various Microsoft Office applications, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).  The weakness has been confirmed in various applications included in a fully updated Microsoft Office 2000. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution: Grant only trusted users access to affected systems.


Affected Software:
Microsoft Access 2000
Microsoft Excel 2000
Microsoft Office 2000
Microsoft Outlook 2000
Microsoft PowerPoint 2000
Microsoft Word 2000


http://secunia.com/advisories/16256/

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