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Vulnerability of Microsoft Office: five vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Microsoft Office.
Impacted products: Office, Access, Office Communicator, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, Visio, Word.
Severity of this bulletin: 3/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 5.
Creation date: 09/08/2016.
Références of this threat: 3177451, CERTFR-2016-AVI-270, COSIG-2016-31, COSIG-2016-32, CVE-2016-3313, CVE-2016-3315, CVE-2016-3316, CVE-2016-3317, CVE-2016-3318, MS16-099, VIGILANCE-VUL-20349, ZDI-16-451.

Description of the vulnerability 

Several vulnerabilities were announced in Microsoft Office.

An attacker can bypass security features via Microsoft OneNote, in order to obtain sensitive information. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-3315]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; COSIG-2016-32, CVE-2016-3313]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; COSIG-2016-32, CVE-2016-3316]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-3317]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-3318, ZDI-16-451]
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This security weakness impacts software or systems such as Office, Access, Office Communicator, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, Visio, Word.

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

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

This bulletin is about 5 vulnerabilities.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a specialist ability can exploit this threat.

Solutions for this threat 

Microsoft Office: patch.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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