CVE-2018-8375

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Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Excel software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Excel Viewer, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8379.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104989

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041463

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8375

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-15

Updated: 2020-08-24

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
111698Security Updates for Microsoft Office Viewer Products / Office Compatibility Products (August 2018)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111694Security Updates for Microsoft Excel Products (August 2018)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
111682Security Update for Microsoft Office (Auguest 2018) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high