Security Updates for Microsoft Publisher Products (May 2022)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 160939


The Microsoft Publisher Products are missing a security update.


The Microsoft Publisher 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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 160939

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_may_publisher.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/10/2022

Updated: 5/13/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


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


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:publisher

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: 4484347, 4493152

MSFT: MS22-4484347, MS22-4493152

IAVA: 2022-A-0197