Published Dec 29, 2010 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Exploit:Win32/CVE-2010-3333 RTF CVE-2010-3333 Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-087 is a detection for specially-crafted files that try to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Word. The vulnerability is discussed in and resolved with the release of .

If you open a document using a version of that's not updated to the latest secure version, malicious code within the file can run in your PC. We've seen this threat download and drop other malware.Microsoft Word

In the wild, we've received samples masquerading as files related to the "" and a "" (with both the file name and message written in Russian).Bilawar Bhutto Sex ScandalNew Year's Greeting Card

The following freeĀ  software detects and removes this threat:Microsoft

Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that is hiding on your .PC

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This threat exploits a vulnerability in . After removing this threat, make sure that you also run so that your PC is no longer affected by the vulnerability./p>Microsoft WordMicrosoft Update