Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.EQNEDT32.EXE.Equation.Parsing.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Office.
The vulnerability is due to an error when "EQNEDT32.EXE" handles a maliciously crafted equation. 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 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Office 2016 (64-bit edition)

Impact

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

CVE References

CVE-2017-11882 CVE-2018-0802