CVE-2016-3283

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Description

Microsoft Word Viewer allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Office document, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91592

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

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-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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word_viewer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

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