CVE-2016-7234

high
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Description

Microsoft Word 2007, Office 2010 SP2, Word 2010 SP2, Word 2013 SP1, Word 2013 RT SP1, Word for Mac 2011, Excel for Mac 2011, Word 2016 for Mac, Office Compatibility Pack SP3, Word Automation Services on SharePoint Server 2010 SP2, Word Automation Services on SharePoint Server 2013 SP1, Office Web Apps 2010 SP2, and Office Web Apps Server 2013 SP1 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Office document, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94020

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037246

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-133

https://www.verisign.com/en_US/security-services/security-intelligence/vulnerability-reports/articles/index.xhtml?id=1233

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-11-10

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
94913MS16-133: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3199168) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
94634MS16-133: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3199168)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high