|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0679|
|Date Published:||9 Aug 2016|
|Last Updated:||13 Jun 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-099|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3|
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office 2016
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Microsoft Office handles objects in memory while parsing specially crafted RTF files. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a user to open a specially crafted file and by convincing the user to open the file in an affected version of Microsoft Office software.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS16-099|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Graphics Component Memory Corruption (MS16-099: CVE-2016-3318)