August 9, 2016
Microsoft OneNote is prone to an information-disclosure vulnerability. Successful exploits will allow attackers to obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.
- Microsoft OneNote 2007 SP3
- Microsoft OneNote 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
- Microsoft OneNote 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
- Microsoft OneNote 2013 RT Service Pack 1
- Microsoft OneNote 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
- Microsoft OneNote 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
- Microsoft OneNote 2016 (32-bit edition)
- Microsoft OneNote 2016 (64-bit edition)
Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, run the application with the minimal amount of privileges required for functionality.
Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity including unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.
Do not accept or execute files from untrusted or unknown sources.
To reduce the likelihood of successful exploits, never handle files that originate from unfamiliar or untrusted sources.
Do not follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.
To reduce the likelihood of attacks, never visit sites of questionable integrity or follow links provided by unfamiliar or untrusted sources.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
dannywei of Tencent’s Xuanwu Lab.
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