Rule Category

FILE-OFFICE -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in files belonging to the Microsoft Office suite of software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Access, Outlook, etc.).

Alert Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office GDI+ incorrect index validation of malformed EMF image attempt

Rule Explanation

GDI+ in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 and Server 2008 SP2 and Office 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2 and SP3, and 2010 Gold and SP1 does not properly validate record types in EMF images, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted image, aka "GDI+ Record Type Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

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CVE Additional Information

CVE-2012-0165
GDI+ in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 and Server 2008 SP2 and Office 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2 and SP3, and 2010 Gold and SP1 does not properly validate record types in EMF images, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted image, aka "GDI+ Record Type Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score9.3
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access