CVE-2017-11825

high
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Description

Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R) and Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac allow an attacker to use a specially crafted file to perform actions in the security context of the current user, due to how Microsoft Office handles files in memory, aka "Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101124

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039539

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11825

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-13

Updated: 2018-03-16

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
103784Security Updates for Microsoft Office Products (October 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103744Security Update for Microsoft Office (October 2017) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high