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 2007 Service Pack 3,Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2013 RT Service Pack 1,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 2010 Service Pack 2

References

CVE-2017-8512,