Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could take control of the affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office 2013 RT Service Pack 1,Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R) for 32-bit editions,Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R) for 64-bit editions,Microsoft Office 2016 x64,Microsoft Office 2016 x86