Once again Microsoft has released some press around the vulnerabilities of their office suite, where bad peeps can execute code from a well formed document and take control of your computer. Are we getting tired of this yet?
So if you insist on using those products, please update the latest patches, or you could just delete the installation and that will solve the problem now and into the future.
Since losing my harddrive last week in my MacBook Pro, I have been living off the net without any software installed other than a web browser, while it was initially inconvenient, after 5 days I’m starting to enjoy it. Give it a try, there are a lot of alternatives out there in the cloud, you might be surprised.
If not the latest patches can be found here