Intrusion Prevention

MS.Word.PAPXFKP.Repair.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Word.
The vulnerability is caused by an error that occurs when the vulnerable application try to repair a malformed word file. A remote attack may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS12-064.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2012-0182