Security Updates for Microsoft Access Products (July 2018)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110989

Synopsis

The Microsoft Access Products are missing a security update.

Description

The Microsoft Access Products are missing a security update.
It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability :

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft Access fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability 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. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
(CVE-2018-8312)

Solution

Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
-KB4018351
-KB4018338

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?af2dfe79

http://www.nessus.org/u?86c24ad7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110989

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_jul_access.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/07/10

Modified: 2018/07/13

Dependencies: 13855, 27524, 57033, 102083

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Based on ms api and rce requires user interaction

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:access

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8312

BID: 104645

MSKB: 4018351, 4018338

MSFT: MS18-4018351, MS18-4018338

IAVA: 2018-A-0217