CVE-2019-1449

critical

Description

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in the way that Office Click-to-Run (C2R) components handle a specially crafted file, which could lead to a standard user, any AppContainer sandbox, and Office LPAC Protected View to escalate privileges to SYSTEM.To exploit this bug, an attacker would have to run a specially crafted file, aka 'Microsoft Office ClickToRun Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1449

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-12

Updated: 2020-08-24

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 10

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL