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Vulnerability of Microsoft Office: seven vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Microsoft Office.
Vulnerable systems: Office, Access, Office Communicator, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, MOSS, Visio, Word.
Severity of this threat: 3/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 7.
Creation date: 12/07/2016.
Références of this weakness: 3170008, CERTFR-2016-AVI-231, CVE-2016-3278, CVE-2016-3279, CVE-2016-3280, CVE-2016-3281, CVE-2016-3282, CVE-2016-3283, CVE-2016-3284, MS16-088, VIGILANCE-VUL-20084.

Description of the vulnerability 

Several vulnerabilities were announced in Microsoft Office.

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-3278]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-3280]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-3281]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-3282]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-3283]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-3284]

An attacker can use a vulnerability via an XLA file, in order to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-3279]
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This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Office, Access, Office Communicator, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, MOSS, Visio, Word.

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

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

This bulletin is about 7 vulnerabilities.

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

Solutions for this threat 

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