SynopsisThe Microsoft Excel Products are affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe Microsoft Excel Products are missing security updates.
It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :
- 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-2019-1297)
- 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-2019-1263)
SolutionMicrosoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
-KB4475579 For Office 365, Office 2016 C2R, or Office 2019, ensure automatic updates are enabled or open any office app and manually perform an update.