Remote code execution in Microsoft Access

Published: 2018-03-13 23:19:43
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-0903
CVSSv3 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Microsoft Office
Microsoft Access
Vulnerable software versions Microsoft Office 2016
Microsoft Access 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Access 2016
Microsoft Access 2010 Service Pack 2
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 boundary error when processing Microsoft Access files. A remote unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted Microsoft Access file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0903

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