MS16-121 – Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3194063) – Version: 1.1

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Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.1 (October 12, 2016): This bulletin has been revised to change the severity to Critical. This is an informational change only.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Office. An Office RTF remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office software when the Office software fails to properly handle RTF files. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user.