Intrusion Prevention

MS.Outlook.OLE.Object.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook email client.
The vulnerability is due to a error when parsing the contents of an OLE object. A remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code execution within the context of the application, via a crafted email.

Affected Products

Microsoft Outlook

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/MS15-131

CVE References

CVE-2015-6172