CVE-2017-0243

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Description

Microsoft Office allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way that it handles objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8570.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99446

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038851

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0243

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-07-11

Updated: 2017-07-20

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 (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
101373Security Update for Microsoft Office Online Server and SharePoint Server 2010 Office Web Apps (July 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
101372Security Update for Microsoft SharePoint Server and Project Server (July 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
101371Security Update for Microsoft Office Products (July 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high