Microsoft is investigating reports of a flaw in the WordPad Text Converter for Word 97 files, the company said on Tuesday. A Microsoft blog stated "we are aware of very limited and targeted attacks seeking to exploit this vulnerability."
On Wednesday security researchers reported finding a zero-day flaw affecting Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.
According to Microsoft Security Advisory 960906, the flaw only affects users of Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2. This issue does not affect Windows XP Service Pack 3, … Read more