Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.PowerPoint.Bitmap.Image.Handling.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Office.
The vulnerability is due to improper handling of a certain component when the vulnerable software attempts to access a specially crafted MS Office file. An attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the logged in user via a crafted office file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 RT Service Pack 1[1]
Microsoft Office 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Office 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft Word for Mac 2011
Microsoft Word 2016 for Mac
Microsoft Word Viewer
Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1
Excel Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1
Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 Service Pack 1

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/MS16-107

CVE References

CVE-2016-3357