Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.Word.Malicious.Macro.Execution

Description

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

Affected Products

Microsoft Office

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.
Please disable Macro in Office if they are not needed.