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Sid 1-42231


FILE-OFFICE RTF url moniker COM file download attempt


This event is generated when RTF url moniker COM file had attempted to be downloaded


Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain


CVSS base score 7.8

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 1.8

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2017-0199: Microsoft Office 2007 SP3, Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, Microsoft Office 2013 SP1, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted document, aka "Microsoft Office/WordPad Remote Code Execution Vulnerability w/Windows API."

Affected systems

  • microsoft office 2007
  • microsoft office 2010
  • microsoft office 2013
  • microsoft office 2016
  • microsoft windows_7 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 -
  • microsoft windows_vista *

Ease of attack


Access Vector

Access Complexity


False positives

None Known

False negatives

None Known

Corrective action


  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References