CVE-2018-8412

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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Microsoft AutoUpdate (MAU) application for Mac improperly validates updates before executing them, aka "Microsoft (MAU) Office Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Office.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105014

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041484

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8412

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-15

Updated: 2018-10-23

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

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

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
111682Security Update for Microsoft Office (Auguest 2018) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
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