Intrusion Prevention

MS.Word.Struct.Parsing.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Word.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted Word file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted Word file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office 2007
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft Office for Mac
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
Microsoft Excel Viewer 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
Microsoft Word Viewer

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS15-070

CVE References

CVE-2015-2379