Security Updates for Microsoft Office Products C2R (March 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 162060


The Microsoft Office Products are affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The Microsoft Office Products are missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- Multiple code execution vulnerabilities. An attacker can exploit these to bypass authentication and execute unauthorized arbitrary commands. (CVE-2022-24461, CVE-2022-24509, CVE-2022-24510)

- A security feature bypass vulnerability. (CVE-2022-24462)

- A tampering vulnerability. (CVE-2022-24511)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 162060

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_mar_office_c2r.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 6/10/2022

Updated: 12/14/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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 Score Source: CVE-2022-24461


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:office

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/8/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-24461, CVE-2022-24462, CVE-2022-24509, CVE-2022-24510, CVE-2022-24511

IAVA: 2022-A-0108-S