Security Updates for Microsoft Word Products (January 2018)

High Nessus Plugin ID 105700


The Microsoft Word Products are affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The Microsoft Words Products are missing security updates. It is therefore affected by multiple issues involving handling of Office and RTF (Rich Text Format) files. If successfully exploited, an attacker could execute code in the context of the current user.


Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105700

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_jan_word.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/01/09

Modified: 2018/01/24

Dependencies: 13855, 27524, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:word

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0792, CVE-2018-0793, CVE-2018-0794, CVE-2018-0797, CVE-2018-0798, CVE-2018-0845, CVE-2018-0848, CVE-2018-0849, CVE-2018-0862

BID: 102370, 102373, 102375, 102381, 102406

OSVDB: 172257, 172258, 172272, 172275, 172277, 173186, 173187, 173188, 173189

MSKB: 4011657, 4011643, 4011659, 4011651

MSFT: MS18-4011657, MS18-4011643, MS18-4011659, MS18-4011651

IAVA: 2018-A-0009