The recent zero-day vulnerability in Windows VBScript Engine (CVE-2018-8174), enables attackers to perform a remote code execution on targeted machines. Microsoft has released a security advisory CVE-2018-8174 on May 8, 2018, to address this issue. According to Microsoft, it impacts most of the Windows Operating Systems.
Seqrite’s generic detection ‘Exp.RTF.CVE-2017-0199.AO’ for Microsoft Office/WordPad exploit (CVE-2017-0199), released on December 12, 2017, detects the initial attack vector observed in the wild.
Seqrite has released the following detection for the vulnerability CVE-2018-8174:
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