Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could use a specially crafted file to perform actions in the security context of the current user. For example, the file could then take actions on behalf of the logged-on user with the same permissions as the current user. Exploitation of this vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office software.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2016 x64,Microsoft Office 2016 x86,Microsoft Office Online Server 2016,Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2010 Service Pack 2,Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 Service Pack 1,Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 RT Service Pack 1

References

CVE-2017-8511,