Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-071
Patch Available for 'Word Mail Merge' Vulnerability
Originally posted: October 5, 2000
Updated: February 28, 2003
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Word 2000 and 97. The vulnerability could allow a malicious user to run arbitrary code on a victim's computer without their approval.
- Microsoft Word 2000
- Microsoft Word 97
Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2000-0788
Support: This is a fully supported patch. Information on contacting Microsoft Product Support Services is available at http://support.microsoft.com/contactussupport/?ws=support.
Security Resources: The Microsoft TechNet Security Web Site provides additional information about security in Microsoft products.
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- V1.0 (October 5, 2000): Bulletin Created.
- V1.1 (February 28, 2003): Updated download links