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 Word nested tblStylePr element use after free attempt

Rule Explanation

Microsoft Office 2007 SP3, Word 2007 SP3, Office 2010 SP1 and SP2, Word 2010 SP1 and SP2, Office for Mac 2011, Office Compatibility Pack SP3, Word Automation Services on SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 and SP2, and Word Web Apps 2010 Gold, SP1, and SP2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted properties in a Word document, aka "Microsoft Word File Format 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

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2014-4117
Microsoft Office 2007 SP3, Word 2007 SP3, Office 2010 SP1 and SP2, Word 2010 SP1 and SP2, Office for Mac 2011, Office Compatibility Pack SP3, Word Automation Services on SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 and SP2, and Word Web Apps 2010 Gold, SP1, and SP2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted properties in a Word document, aka "Microsoft Word File Format Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score9.3
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access