CVE-2016-0056

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Description

Microsoft Word 2007 SP3, Office 2010 SP2, Word 2010 SP2, Word 2013 SP1, Word 2013 RT SP1, Word 2016, and Office Compatibility Pack SP3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Office document, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034976

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-015

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-02-10

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
88647MS16-015: Security Update for Microsoft Office to Address Remote Code Execution (3134226)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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