Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.TIFF.Image.Converter.Heap.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a heap-overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Office.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted TIFF image file. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office Converter Pack

Impact

System compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch supplied by the vendor:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS10-105.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-3947