Microsoft Word Protection Bypass Jan 02 2004 10:51AM
Thorsten Delbrouck-Konetzko (Thorsten Delbrouck guardeonic com) (1 replies)
Hi all,

Microsoft Word provides an option to protect "forms" by password. This is
used to ensure that unauthorized users cannot manipulate the contents of
documents except within specially designed "form" areas. This feature is
also often used to protect documents which do not even have form areas
(quotations/offers etc.).

This form protection can easily be removed without any additional tools
(apart from a hex-editor).

Please find the full advisory attached.

best regards,

Thorsten Delbrouck
Chief Information Officer

Guardeonic Solutions AG
Rosenheimer Str. 116
D-81669 Munich

[ reply ]
RE: Microsoft Word Protection Bypass Jan 03 2004 08:20PM
Jerry Shenk (jshenk decommunications com)


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