Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.RTF.DLL.Loading.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

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

Affected Products

Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 7

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/MS17-012

CVE References

CVE-2017-0039