Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.Word.Malformed.RTF.File.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Office.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially 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 Office 2007
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft Office 2013 RT

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS15-022

CVE References

CVE-2015-0086