Security Updates for Microsoft Office Compatibility Products (September 2018)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117424

Synopsis

The Microsoft Office Compatibility Products are missing a security update.

Description

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

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Excel improperly discloses the contents of its memory. An attacker who exploited the vulnerability could access information previously deleted from the active worksheet. (CVE-2018-8429)

Solution

Microsoft has released KB4092466 to address this issue.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?be82683b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117424

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_sep_office_compatibility.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/09/11

Updated: 2019/03/22

Dependencies: 57033, 27524, 93232, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-8429

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8429

BID: 105219

MSKB: 4092466

MSFT: MS18-4092466