Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.RTF.File.OLE.autolink.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Office and WordPad.
The vulnerability is due to improper handling of objects while the vulnerable software attempts to access a specially crafted RTF file. An attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the logged in user via a crafted RTF file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Office 2016 (64-bit edition)

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0199

CVE References

CVE-2017-8570 CVE-2017-0199