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It is very unlikely that Excel and Word files can be infected with sasser because sasser travels and infects your computer in a completely different fashion.

Is there a possibility that my excel and word files are infected by sasser?

Highly unlikely. Sasser and its ilk travel in executables and via direct network connections.

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