Security Updates for Microsoft Word Products (August 2019)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127856
SynopsisA Microsoft Word product is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionA Microsoft Word product is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability :
- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could use a specially crafted file to perform actions in the security context of the current user. For example, the file could then take actions on behalf of the logged-on user with the same permissions as the current user. (CVE-2019-1201)
SolutionMicrosoft has released the following security updates to address this issue: