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Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.


Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread

Is my computer infected by MS10-056?

In order to check if your computer is vulnerable, verify if any of the vulnerable components is installed on your computer:

  • Word 2007/2003/2002.
  • Office 2008/2004 for Mac.
  • Open XML File Format Converter for Mac.
  • Word Viewer.
  • Works 9.
  • Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats.

How can I protect my computer from MS10-056? 

In order to keep your computer protected, bear the following tips in mind:

  • If your computer runs any of the vulnerable Office components, click here to access the web page for downloading the patch for the vulnerability.
  • Install a good antivirus in your computer. Click here to get the Panda antivirus solution that best suits your needs.
  • Keep your antivirus updated. If automatic updates are available, configure your antivirus to use them.
  • Keep your permanent antivirus protection enabled at all times.

For more detailed information about how to protect your computer against viruses and other threats, click here.