Security Updates for Microsoft Office Web Apps (April 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 162669

Synopsis

The Microsoft Office Web Apps installation on the remote host is missing a security update.

Description

The Microsoft Office Web Apps installation on the remote host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute unauthorized arbitrary commands.

Solution

Microsoft has released following security updates to address this issue:
-KB5002162
-KB5002169

See Also

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/5002162

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/5002169

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 162669

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_apr_office_web.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/1/2022

Updated: 7/4/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-26901

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_web_apps:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_online_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-26901

IAVA: 2022-A-0140-S, 2022-A-0144-S

MSKB: 5002162, 5002169

MSFT: MS22-5002162, MS22-5002169