Security Updates for Microsoft Word Products (May 2022)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 160935

Synopsis

The Microsoft Word Products are missing a security update.

Description

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

- A security feature bypass vulnerability exists. An attacker can exploit this and bypass the security feature and perform unauthorized actions compromising the integrity of the system/application.
(CVE-2022-29107)

Solution

Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
-KB5002184
-KB5002187

For Office 365, Office 2016 C2R, or Office 2019, ensure automatic updates are enabled or open any office app and manually perform an update.

See Also

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/5002184

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/5002187

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 160935

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_may_word.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/10/2022

Updated: 6/10/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-29107

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:word

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/10/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/10/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-29107

MSKB: 5002184, 5002187

MSFT: MS22-5002184, MS22-5002187

IAVA: 2022-A-0199