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Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Microsoft Office. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code or bypass security restrictions.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities

  1. An improper memory objects handling can be exploited remotely via a specially designed file or content to execute arbitrary code;
  2. An invalidly signed binary can be exploited by attacker with write access to the vulnerable binary by binary hijack to bypass security restrictions.

Technical details

To mitigate these vulnerabilities you can disable OLE package function in Outlook. For further instructions take a look at MS16-029 advisory.

Original advisories


Malware exists for this vulnerability. Usually such malware is classified as Exploit. More details.

Related products

CVE list

  • CVE-2016-0021
  • CVE-2016-0057
  • CVE-2016-0134

KB list

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