Exploit.MSOffice.CVE-2017-11882

Detect Date 11/22/2017
Class Exploit
Platform MSOffice
Description

Malware of this family exploits a vulnerability of Microsoft Equation Editor (often included in Microsoft Office). If an attack succeeds, the attacker gains the ability to execute some code under a user’s account.

Geographical distribution of attacks by Exploit.MSOffice.CVE-2017-11882 family


Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 1 January 2019 to 26 March 2019

Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)

  Country Percentage of users*
1 Italy 8.55
2 Spain 7.80
3 Germany 6.74
4 Russian Federation 3.73
5 United Arab Emirates 3.67
6 India 3.43
7 Portugal 3.43
8 Turkey 3.37
9 South Africa 3.24
10 Vietnam 3.03

* Percentage of all unique Kaspersky users worldwide who have been attacked by this malware