Available for "Office 2000 UA Control" Vulnerability
released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft Office
2000 and also eliminates the same security problem in the Microsoft Works 2000
could allow a web site operator to take action on the computer of a user who
visits his web site.
ActiveX control is incorrectly marked as "Safe for Scripting". This
Control, is used by the "Show Me" function in Help, and allows the
function to be scripted. This could allow an operator
to use the control to carry out functions on the computer of some one
that visited his web site.
This control is
only part of the MS Office and Works 2000 products. The patch removes all the
unsafe functions, that result in the "Show Me" function to be
The patch is
available at http://officeupdate.microsoft.com/info/ocx.htm
patch is installed, use Help in the programs as you would normally. The Show
Me buttons and pop-ups will not be available.
There is no
uninstall for this patch.
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