FILE-OFFICE -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in files belonging to the Microsoft Office suite of software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Access, Outlook, etc.).
FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel fileVersion use-after-free attempt
Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Excel 2007 SP3, Excel 2010 SP2, Excel 2013 SP1, Excel 2013 RT SP1, Excel 2016, Excel for Mac 2011, Excel 2016 for Mac, Excel Viewer, Office Compatibility Pack SP3, and Excel Services on SharePoint Server 2007 SP3, 2010 SP2, and 2013 SP1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long fileVersion element in an Office document, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
CVSS base score 9.3
CVSS impact score 10.0
CVSS exploitability score 8.6
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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