Intrusion Prevention

MS.Word.RTF.Listoverridecount.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Office.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted "RTF" file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted "RTF" file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Word 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Word 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2013 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2013 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2013 RT
Microsoft Word Viewer
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1
Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2
Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013

Impact

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

CVE References

CVE-2014-1761 CVE-2012-2539