Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.Publisher.MSVCR90.DLL.Memory.Corruption

Description

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

Affected Products

Microsoft Publisher 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Publisher 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)

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/MS16-148

CVE References

CVE-2016-7289