Microsoft Windows OLE Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Summary

Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted OLE object, as exploited in the wild in October 2014 with a crafted PowerPoint document.

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Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 * Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1

Microsoft Windows could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted Microsoft Office file containing the malicious OLE object, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the victim.

CVE Information:
CVE-2014-6352

Disclosure Timeline:
Original release date: 10/22/2014
Last revised: 11/13/2014

Categories: Windows