MS15-131 - Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Office to Address Remote Code Execution...

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    Revision Note: V1.1 (December 9, 2015): Bulletin revised to correct the Publicly disclosed and Exploited status of CVE-2015-6124. This is an informational change only. Customers who have successfully installed the update do not need to take any further action.
    Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office file. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

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