Sid 1-41976

Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel shared strings memory corruption attempt

Summary

Microsoft Excel 2007 SP3, Office Compatibility Pack SP3, Excel Viewer, and Excel Services on SharePoint Server 2007 SP3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted document, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This vulnerability is different from those described in CVE-2017-0019, CVE-2017-0020, CVE-2017-0030, CVE-2017-0031, CVE-2017-0052, and CVE-2017-0053.

Impact

CVSS base score 7.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 1.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft excel 2007
  • microsoft excel_viewer *
  • microsoft officecompatibilitypack *
  • microsoft sharepoint_server 2007

Ease of attack

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

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.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms17-014