Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Excel.Bffvalidator.Memory.Corruption

description-logoDescription

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

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Microsoft Office 2007
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft Office 2013 RT
Microsoft Office 2016
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
Microsoft Office for Mac 2016
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
Microsoft Excel Viewer
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Impact

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

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/MS15-110

CVE References

CVE-2015-2555