CVE-2016-7263

high
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Description

Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011 and Excel 2016 for Mac allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted document, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94668

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037441

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-148

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-20

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
95811MS16-148: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3204068)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
95810MS16-148: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3204068) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high