Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.Word.CVE-2019-1201.Out.of.Bounds.Write

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Out-of-bounds Write vulnerability in Microsoft Office Word.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted Word document. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the current user, via a crafted Word document.

Affected Products

Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 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
Microsoft Word 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac
Microsoft Word 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Word 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft Office 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Office 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016
Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office 2019 for 32-bit editions
Microsoft Office 2019 for 64-bit editions
Microsoft Office 2019 for Mac
Office 365 ProPlus for 32-bit Systems
Office 365 ProPlus for 64-bit Systems
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019
Microsoft Office Online Server

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control 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-2019-1201

CVE References

CVE-2019-1201