Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.Excel.OOB.Read.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Excel.
This vulnerability is due to an error when the affected application handles maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to gain access to sensitive information, via a crafted file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Excel 2007
Microsoft Excel 2010

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from 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-2017-0194

CVE References

CVE-2017-0194