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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office and OpenOffice compared

Apr 21, 2011, 22:04 (1 Talkback[s])

"Independently of each other, security specialists Dan Kaminsky and Will Dormann from Carnegie Mellon University's CERT have found that, in the past few years, the number of flaws and exploitable vulnerabilities in individual versions of Microsoft Office has fallen dramatically, achieving results that are even below those of OpenOffice.

"However, their findings should be treated with caution, as they are based on automatic evaluations and say little about the actual threat potential."

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