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MS08-026: How to prevent Word from loading RTF files

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

This month we released an update for Microsoft Word that fixed issues relating to loading RTF files (CVE-2008-1091) and HTML files (CVE-2008-1434). Office applications like Microsoft Word can load a large variety of different file formats, and some people may want to reduce their attack surface by disabling the formats they don’t typically use.