Microsoft Office 2007 SP3, Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, Microsoft Office 2013 SP1, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted document, aka "Microsoft Office/WordPad Remote Code Execution Vulnerability w/Windows API."
Published 2017-04-12 14:59:01
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

CVE-2017-0199 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Microsoft Office and WordPad Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Microsoft Office and WordPad contain an unspecified vulnerability due to the way the applications parse specially crafted files. Successful exploitation allows for remote code execution.
Added on 2021-11-03 Action due date 2022-05-03

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-0199

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 97.46%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 100 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2017-0199

  • Microsoft Office Word Malicious Hta Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2017-04-14
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/fileformat/office_word_hta
    This module creates a malicious RTF file that when opened in vulnerable versions of Microsoft Word will lead to code execution. The flaw exists in how a olelink object can make a http(s) request, and execute hta code in response. This bug was originally seen

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-0199

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
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7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
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References for CVE-2017-0199

Products affected by CVE-2017-0199

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