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Sid 1-47496

Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel use after free attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an XLSX file that exploits the vulnerability outlined in CVE-2018-8379 is detected.

Impact

Remote code execution

Detailed information

Use After Free

Affected systems

  • Microsoft Office

Ease of attack

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8379