CVE-2017-8632

high
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Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Excel 2010 Service Pack 2, Microsoft Excel 2013 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Excel 2013 RT Service Pack 1, Microsoft Excel 2016, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013, Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011, Microsoft Excel 2016 for Mac, and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3, when they fail to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8630, CVE-2017-8631, and CVE-2017-8744.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100734

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039315

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8632

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-13

Updated: 2017-09-21

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
103138Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel Products (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103134Security Updates for Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP3 (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103126Security Update for Microsoft Office (September 2017) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high