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Vulnerability of Microsoft Office: six vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Microsoft Office.
Vulnerable products: Office, Access, Office Communicator, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, Visio, Word.
Severity of this weakness: 4/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 6.
Creation date: 08/12/2015.
Références of this bulletin: 3116111, CERTFR-2015-AVI-527, CVE-2015-6040, CVE-2015-6118, CVE-2015-6122, CVE-2015-6124, CVE-2015-6172, CVE-2015-6177, MS15-131, VIGILANCE-VUL-18474.

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-2015-6040]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2015-6118]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2015-6122]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2015-6124]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2015-6177]

An attacker can generate a memory corruption in Microsoft Outlook, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:4/4; CVE-2015-6172]
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This computer threat alert 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 weakness announce is critical.

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

This bulletin is about 6 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

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