A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Office, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
The vulnerability is caused due to the Microsoft Pinyin (MSPY) Input Method Editor (IME) for Simplified Chinese unsafely exposing certain configuration options, which can be exploited to execute arbitrary code with kernel-mode privileges.
NOTE: Microsoft Pinyin IME is installed by default with Office 2010 Chinese edition. It is an optional component for other language versions.
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Subject: Microsoft Office Pinyin IME for Simplified Chinese Privilege Escalation
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