CVE-2018-8176

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Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft PowerPoint software when the software fails to properly validate XML content, aka "Microsoft PowerPoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Office.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104184

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040937

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8176

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-05-23

Updated: 2018-06-05

Type: CWE-20

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: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_for_mac:2016:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
109944Security Update for Microsoft Office (May 2018) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
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