Intrusion Prevention

MS.Outlook.RTF.Template.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against an Security Bypass vulnerability in Microsoft Office Outlook.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious attachment. An attacker can exploit this by sending an email with a malicious attachment to an unsuspecting user, bypassing security features when loading the document.

Affected Products

Microsoft Outlook 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Outlook 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft Outlook 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)

Impact

Security Bypass: Remote attackers can bypass security features of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0106

CVE References

CVE-2017-0106