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National Cyber Awareness System: Microsoft Releases Security Advisory on Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE)


U.S. Department of Homeland Security US-CERT

National Cyber Awareness System

11/09/2017 03:19 PM EST
Original release date: November 09, 2017
Microsoft has released an advisory that provides guidance on securing Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) fields in Microsoft Office applications. Exploitation of this protocol may allow an attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Microsoft Security Advisory for more information and US-CERT’s Tip on Using Caution with Email Attachments.

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