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Emerging Cyber Security Threat

What is Follina

"Follina" is a vulnerability in Microsoft Office that features remote code execution, allowing attackers to run malware on the affected device. This can be triggered by opening or previewing a malicious Microsoft Office document.

What do I do?

As this is an emerging threat there has not currently been any patches released by Microsoft to solve the issue.

In the meantime, Microsoft have documented a workaround for the issue. OIA are currently deploying this workaround to customers covered under Managed Service Agreements. For other customers, please lodge a ticket through support and one of our solution engineers will assist.

Once there is a patch available OIA will be in touch with the next steps. If you have concerns regarding this threat please give the office a call on 1300 642 462 and one of our solution engineers will be happy to assist.

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