Intrusion Prevention

MS.Word.Exploit.GinWui

Description

Indicates a possible attempt at exploiting an unspecified remote code-execution vulnerability in Microsoft Word. Reports indicate that this issue can allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable computer by supplying a malicious Word document to a user.

Affected Products

Microsoft Word 2002 - Microsoft Word 2003

Impact

System compromise

Recommended Actions

Microsoft will release a security update on June 16, 2006. Never open attachements from untrusted sources. Please see the reference section for more information on how to mitigate risks associated with this vulnerability.

CVE References

CVE-2006-2492