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Microsoft Office: memory corruption via RTF
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can generate a memory corruption via RTF of Microsoft Office, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted software: Office, Access, Microsoft OCS, Office Communicator, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, MOSS, Visio, Word.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 3/4.
Consequences of a hack: user access/rights, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 12/10/2016.
Références of this announce: 3194063, CERTFR-2016-AVI-339, CVE-2016-7193, MS16-121, VIGILANCE-VUL-20830.
Description of the vulnerability
The Microsoft Office product can open documents in RTF format.
However, a malicious document corrupts the Microsoft Office memory.
An attacker can therefore generate a memory corruption via RTF of Microsoft Office, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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