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Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Microsoft Office. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code, gain privileges or obtain sensitive information.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities

  1. An improper memory objects handling can be exploited remotely via a specially designed document to execute arbitrary code;
  2. An improper memory content disclosure can be exploited remotely via a specially designed document to obtain sensitive information;
  3. An improper input validation can be exploited locally via a specially designed application to gain privileges.

Technical details

Vulnerability (2) can be mitigated via using Microsoft Office Block policy or preventing Word from loading RTF files. For further instructions take a look at original advisory.

Original advisories

Related products

CVE list

  • CVE-2016-0025
  • CVE-2016-3235
  • CVE-2016-3234
  • CVE-2016-3233

KB list

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