Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.Excel.Printer.Settings.Memory.Corruption

Description

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

Affected Products

Microsoft Excel 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
Microsoft Excel 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/MS17-014

CVE References

CVE-2017-0006