CVE-2019-0953

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Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka 'Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0953

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-05-16

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
130261Security Updates for Microsoft Office Online Server Apps (May 2019)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
125165Security Update for Microsoft Office (May 2019) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
125072Security Updates for Microsoft Word Products (May 2019)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high