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Sid 1-45402

Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Word memory corruption exploit attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a memory corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Word.

Impact

Potential user access to the victim's machine

Detailed information

Rule checks for a memory corruption exploit used against Microsoft Word.

Affected systems

  • Microsoft Word, various versions

Ease of attack

Hard

False positives

Not known

False negatives

Not known

Corrective action

Implement all patches referenced here: portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0797

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0797