Security Updates for Microsoft Office Products (May 2022)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 161089

Synopsis

The Microsoft Office Products are affected by a security feature bypass vulnerability.

Description

The Microsoft Office Products are missing security updates. 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

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?fd4508ff

http://www.nessus.org/u?f54ed9ea

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 161089

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_may_office.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/12/2022

Updated: 5/18/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-29107

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 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:office

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

IAVA: 2022-A-0195