Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word

Published: 2018-01-09 22:26:42 | Updated: 2018-01-09 22:48:40
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 10
CVE ID CVE-2018-0812
CVE-2018-0807
CVE-2018-0806
CVE-2018-0805
CVE-2018-0801
CVE-2018-0798
CVE-2018-0797
CVE-2018-0794
CVE-2018-0793
CVE-2018-0804
CVSSv3 8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
CWE-416
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Microsoft Office
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Outlook
Vulnerable software versions Microsoft Office 2007
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft Office 2013 RT
Microsoft Office 2016
Microsoft Word 2007
Microsoft Word 2010
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Word 2016
Microsoft Outlook 2016
Microsoft Outlook 2013
Microsoft Outlook 2010
Microsoft Outlook 2007
Microsoft Outlook 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing Microsoft Word documents. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Word document, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office or Microsoft WordPad software.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0812

2) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing Microsoft Word documents. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Word document, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office or Microsoft WordPad software.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0807

3) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing Microsoft Word documents. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Word document, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office or Microsoft WordPad software.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0806

4) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing Microsoft Word documents. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Word document, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office or Microsoft WordPad software.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0805

5) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing Microsoft Word documents. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Word document, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office or Microsoft WordPad software.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0801

6) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing Microsoft Word documents. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Word document, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office or Microsoft WordPad software.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0798

7) Use-after-free

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing RTF files in Microsoft Word. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted RTF document, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office or Microsoft WordPad software.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0797
https://fortiguard.com/zeroday/2092

8) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing Microsoft Word documents. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Word document, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office or Microsoft WordPad software.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0794

9) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists in Microsoft Office software due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can trick the victim into opening a specially crafted file, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with system privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0793

10) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing Microsoft Word documents. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Word document, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office or Microsoft WordPad software.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0804

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