Intrusion Prevention

MS.Word.RTF.Stack.Exhaustion.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt on a Denial of Service vulnerability in Microsoft Word.
This issue is caused by an error in the vulnerable software when handling malformed RTF files. It may allow remote attackers to crash the vulnerable software by sending a crafted RTF file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Word

Impact

Denial of Service.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2010-3333