CVE-2016-7266

high
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Description

Microsoft Excel 2007 SP3, Excel 2010 SP2, Excel 2013 SP1, Excel 2013 RT SP1, Excel 2016, Office Compatibility Pack SP3, Excel Viewer, and Excel 2016 for Mac mishandle a registry check, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via crafted embedded content in a document, aka "Microsoft Office Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94662

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-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

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