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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Office Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Office File Processing Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038851
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CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-0243, CVE-2017-8501, CVE-2017-8502   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 11 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2007 SP3, 2010 SP2, Web Apps 2010 SP2; Excel 2007 SP3, 2010 SP2, Viewer 2007 SP3, 2013 SP1, 2013 RT SP1, 2016 for Mac, 2016; Online Server 2016; Office Compatibility Pack SP3
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Office. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object memory handling error execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2017-0243, CVE-2017-8501, CVE-2017-8502]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

@j00sean, Yangkang (@dnpushme) & Liyadong & Wanglu of Qihoo 360 Qex Team, and Yong Chuan Koh (@yongchuank) of MWR Infosecurity reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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