Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.VCF.File.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted VCF file. Crafted data in a VCF file can cause Windows to display a dangerous hyper link. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted VCF file and user interaction on the dangerous hyper link.

Affected Products

Microsoft Outlook

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware any vendor provided patch to address this issue.