Security Updates for Microsoft Office Products (September 2018)
High Nessus Plugin ID 117458
SynopsisThe Microsoft Office Products are affected by a vulnerability.
DescriptionThe Microsoft Office Products are missing security updates.
They are, therefore, affected by a vulnerability :
- A remote code execution vulnerability exists when the Windows font library improperly handles specially crafted embedded fonts. An attacker who successfully exploited this 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-2018-8332)
SolutionMicrosoft has released a security update to address this issue.