Security Updates for Microsoft Project (September 2019)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128686

Synopsis

The Microsoft Project installation on the remote host is missing a security update.

Description

The Microsoft Project installation on the remote host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability :

- A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when Microsoft Office improperly handles input. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute arbitrary commands. In a file-sharing attack scenario, an attacker could provide a specially crafted document file designed to exploit the vulnerability, and then convince a user to open the document file and interact with the document by clicking a specific cell.
The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft Office handles input. (CVE-2019-1264)

Solution

Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
-KB4464548
-KB4475589
-KB4461631

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?438eb6e8

http://www.nessus.org/u?65dc9fca

http://www.nessus.org/u?2f44ae26

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128686

File Name: smb_nt_ms19_sep_office_project.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2019/09/11

Updated: 2019/11/08

Dependencies: 13855, 27524, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-1264

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:project_server

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-1264

MSKB: 4464548, 4475589, 4461631

MSFT: MS19-4464548, MS19-4475589, MS19-4461631

IAVA: 2019-A-0338