Security Updates for Microsoft Office Products (June 2018)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110495

Synopsis

The Microsoft Office Products are affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The Microsoft Office Products are missing security updates.
It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Excel improperly discloses the contents of its memory. An attacker who exploited the vulnerability could use the information to compromise the users computer or data. (CVE-2018-8246)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Excel software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could take control of the affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. (CVE-2018-8248)

Solution

Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
-KB4022182
-KB3115197
-KB3115248
-KB4022177
-KB4018387
-KB4022199

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a8eb3689

http://www.nessus.org/u?b564abea

http://www.nessus.org/u?bace5ce1

http://www.nessus.org/u?3af47e5f

http://www.nessus.org/u?abfa03eb

http://www.nessus.org/u?3d3bb130

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110495

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_jun_office.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/06/12

Modified: 2018/06/25

Dependencies: 57033, 13855, 27524

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8246, CVE-2018-8248

MSKB: 4022182, 3115197, 3115248, 4022177, 4018387, 4022199

IAVA: 2018-A-0187

MSFT: MS18-4022182, MS18-3115197, MS18-3115248, MS18-4022177, MS18-4018387, MS18-4022199