CVE-2018-8598

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Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Excel improperly discloses the contents of its memory, aka "Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This affects Office 365 ProPlus, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8627.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106102

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8598

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-12-12

Updated: 2020-08-24

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.6

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
119592Security Updates for Microsoft Excel Products (December 2018)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high