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threat announce CVE-2014-6356 CVE-2014-6357

Microsoft Office, Word, SharePoint: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Microsoft Office, Word, SharePoint.
Severity of this bulletin: 3/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 09/12/2014.
Références of this threat: 3017301, CERTFR-2014-AVI-519, CVE-2014-6356, CVE-2014-6357, MS14-081, VIGILANCE-VUL-15765.
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Description of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities were announced in Microsoft Office, Word, SharePoint.

An attacker can generate an integer overflow, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2014-6356]

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2014-6357]
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as Office, MOSS, Word.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat

Microsoft Office, Word, SharePoint: patch.
A patch is available in information sources.
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