Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.MScomctl.ocx.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Office.
The vulnerability is due to improper validation of a system call when handling a crafted file. A remote attacker can exploit this to disclose memory contents and then bypass ASLR feature on the affected machines via the crafted file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Excel 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Visio 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Word 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Excel 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Excel 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Visio 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Visio 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Excel 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Excel 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Visio 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Visio 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Word 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Excel 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft Word 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Excel 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Excel 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft Visio 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Visio 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft Word 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Word 2016 (64-bit edition)

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-004

CVE References

CVE-2016-0012