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 attempt to exploit a remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Word.
Microsoft Word is a word processor available for multiple platforms.
Microsoft Word is prone to a remote memory-corruption vulnerability. Specifically, this issue occurs when parsing specially crafted RTF file. An attacker can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user to view a specially crafted RTF file.
Successful exploits will allow attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in user. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in denial-of-service conditions.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.