KLA10842
Multiple code execution vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office
Updated: 06/01/2019
Detect date
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07/12/2016
Severity
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High
Description

An improper memory objects handling and XLA files handling were found in Microsoft Office. By exploiting these vulnerabilities malicious users can execute arbitrary code. These vulnerabilities can be exploited remotely via a specially designed files.


Technical details

To mitigate some of these vulnerabilities you can block RTF files from opening. More information about this workaround you can find at MS16-088 advisory listed below.

Affected products

Office Online Server
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office 2016
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
Microsoft Excel and Word Viewers
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013 Service Pack 1

Solution

Install necessary updates from the KB section, that are listed in your Windows Update (Windows Update usually can be accessed from the Control Panel)

Original advisories

CVE-2016-3278
CVE-2016-3279
CVE-2016-3280
CVE-2016-3281
CVE-2016-3282
CVE-2016-3283
CVE-2016-3284

Impacts
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ACE 
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Related products
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Sharepoint Server
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2016-32789.3Critical
CVE-2016-32794.3Warning
CVE-2016-32809.3Critical
CVE-2016-32819.3Critical
CVE-2016-32829.3Critical
CVE-2016-32839.3Critical
CVE-2016-32849.3Critical
Microsoft official advisories
Microsoft Security Update Guide
KB list

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