Microsoft Office CVE-2017-11825 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
by CIRT Team
Description: Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R) and Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac allow an attacker to use a specially crafted file to perform actions in the security context of the current user, due to how Microsoft Office handles files in memory, aka “Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability”.
Impact: An attacker can leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in user. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in denial of service conditions.
Mitigation: Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.