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Vulnerability of Office Word: code execution via OLE

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via OLE of Office Word, in order to run code when a malicious document is opened.
Vulnerable software: Office, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, Word.
Severity of this announce: 3/4.
Creation date: 10/04/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2017-ALE-007, CVE-2017-0199, VIGILANCE-VUL-22387, VU#921560.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via OLE of Office Word, in order to run code when a malicious document is opened.
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This computer vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Office, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, Word.

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

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

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

Solutions for this threat 

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

Office Word: workaround for OLE.
A workaround is to not open Word documents from untrusted sources.
The Microsoft Office protection of Microsoft Office blocks an attack example.
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