Security Updates for Microsoft Access Products (August 2020)

high Nessus Plugin ID 139495
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The Microsoft Access Products are missing a security update.

Description

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

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Access 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-2020-1582)

Solution

Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
-KB4484366
-KB4484340
-KB4484385

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d8ff585c

http://www.nessus.org/u?4be21bb1

http://www.nessus.org/u?a059b3c2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139495

File Name: smb_nt_ms20_aug_access.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/11/2020

Updated: 8/25/2020

Dependencies: office_installed.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl, microsoft_access_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1582

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:access

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/11/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/11/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1582

MSKB: 4484366, 4484340, 4484385

MSFT: MS20-4484366, MS20-4484340, MS20-4484385

IAVA: 2020-A-0356