Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Access.ActiveX.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a remote code-execution vulnerability in Microsoft Access.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software instantiates three specific ActiveX controls in a particular order. A remote attacker may exploit this to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office Access 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office Access 2007 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office Access 2007 Service Pack 1

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/MS10-044.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-1881