Intrusion Prevention

MS.Word.Document.Stream.Handling.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates a possible exploit of a memory-corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Word.
A memory corruption error may occur when handling a specially crafted document, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code on the affected system.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office 2000
Microsoft Office XP
Microsoft Word 2000
Microsoft Word 2002

Impact

The execution of arbitrary code on the system.

Recommended Actions

Apply the appropriate patch supplied by the vendor:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-024.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2007-0870