Security Updates for Microsoft Word Products (January 2018)

High Nessus Plugin ID 105700

Synopsis

The Microsoft Word Products are affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

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.

Solution

Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
-KB4011657
-KB4011659
-KB4011651
-KB4011643

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5ebcb266

http://www.nessus.org/u?3daf94ea

http://www.nessus.org/u?2ceece7f

http://www.nessus.org/u?66c1727d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105700

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_jan_word.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/01/09

Modified: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 27524, 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

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

MSKB: 4011657, 4011643, 4011659, 4011651

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

IAVA: 2018-A-0009