CVE-2017-0020

high
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Description

Microsoft Excel 2016, Excel 2010 SP2, Excel 2013 RT SP1, and Office Web Apps Server 2013 SP1 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." This vulnerability is different from those described in CVE-2017-0006, CVE-2017-0019, CVE-2017-0030, CVE-2017-0031, CVE-2017-0052, and CVE-2017-0053.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96050

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038010

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0020

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-03-17

Updated: 2017-07-12

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
97740MS17-014: Security Update for Microsoft Office (4013241)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
97739MS17-014: Security Update for Microsoft Office (4013241) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high