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Sid 1-46193

Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel drawing cell reuse use-after-free attempt

Summary

This event is generated when a malicious crafted Microsoft Excel document is found traversing the network.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • Microsoft Windows 10, with Microsoft Office Excel 2013

Ease of attack

False positives

None known.

False negatives

None known.

Corrective action

Follow corporate patch and update policies. Update MS Office as soon as possible.

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1011