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 PowerPoint WMF conversion information disclosure attempt

Rule Explanation

The GDI component in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Office for Mac 2011, and Office 2016 for Mac allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted web site, aka "GDI Information Disclosure Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 6.5 CVSS impact score 3.6 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE 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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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2016-7257
The GDI component in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Office for Mac 2011, and Office 2016 for Mac allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted web site, aka "GDI Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Details
Severity Base Score6.5
Impact Score3.6 Exploit Score2.8
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access