This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.
This signature detects an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in the Microsoft Office OneNote file which may result in remote code execution.
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Office handles specially crafted OneNote files. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted OneNote file. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
To view this vulnerability as a standard entry in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures list, see CVE-2008-3007.
- Microsoft Office OneNote 2007
- Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2 and Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3
- Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3
- 2007 Microsoft Office System
- 2007 Microsoft Office System Service Pack 1
Download and install all vendor patches related to this vulnerability.