Following the Symantec Advisory from Saturday, this severe Word hack is
already being exploited.
Hackers have developed malicious code designed to exploit an
unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2002 and 2003.
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| Maliciously-constructed Word documents containing the Mdropper-H Trojan
| have begun to circulate on the net in messages that pose as internal
| emails. The malware contains a number of objects (such as PowerPoint
| slides and Excel charts) along with Backdoor-Ginwui, which opens a back
| door that allows hackers to control compromised Windows PCs.
Prepare for more SPAM and DDOS attacks.
It took just 2 days to exploit: