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FILE Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2016-7231)
Threat Level: High
Release Date: 2016/11/8
Category: Web Attacks
Signature ID: 1133223
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Affected OS: Windows
Description: A double free vulnerability was discovered in Microsoft Excel Viewer that could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code under a remote system by providing an HTML file.
Impact: Remote code execution
Recommendation: Update vendor's patch.
False Positive: None
False Negative: None
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Reference(s): CVE-2016-7231; MS16-133

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