|CVSS SCORE||4.3, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)|
The specific flaw exists within the line formatting functionality. By providing a malformed .docx file, an attacker can cause a denial of service condition for the current user.
08/04/2014 - Report sent to vendor
-- Vendor Mitigation:
The vendor did not provide any mitigations.
Given the stated purpose of Microsoft Word, and the nature of the vulnerability, the only salient mitigation strategy is to restrict interaction with the application to trusted files.