CVE-2017-8742

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Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Service Pack 3, Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Service Pack 2, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Service Pack 1, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 RT Service Pack 1, Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 2007, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1, Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 2, and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3 when they fail to properly handle objects in memory, aka "PowerPoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8743.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100741

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039323

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8742

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-13

Updated: 2017-09-29

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 (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
103192Security Update for Microsoft Office Online Server and Office Web Apps (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103141Security Updates for Microsoft Sharepoint Server (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103136Security Updates for Microsoft Powerpoint Products (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103135Security Updates for Microsoft Office Viewers (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103134Security Updates for Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP3 (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103133Security Updates for Microsoft Office Products (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high