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 Access remote code execution attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when exploit leading to remote code execution is attempted in MS Access Impact: Misc activity Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2018-0903
Microsoft Access 2010 SP2, Microsoft Access 2013 SP1, Microsoft Access 2016, and Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run allow a remote code execution vulnerability due to how objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Access Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".
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