CVE-2016-3279

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New! CVE Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for CVEs has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. CVEs that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Description

Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, Excel 2010 SP2, PowerPoint 2010 SP2, Word 2010 SP2, Excel 2013 SP1, PowerPoint 2013 SP1, Word 2013 SP1, Excel 2013 RT SP1, PowerPoint 2013 RT SP1, Word 2013 RT SP1, Excel 2016, Word 2016, Word Automation Services on SharePoint Server 2010 SP2, and Office Web Apps 2010 SP2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XLA file, aka "Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91587

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036274

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036275

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-088

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-07-13

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-254

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
92019MS16-088: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3170008)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high