|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2018-8378
|CWE ID|| CWE-125
Microsoft Office Subscribe
Microsoft SharePoint Server
Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server
Microsoft Office Web Apps
This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to out-of-bounds read error when processing Microsoft Office documents. A remote unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted Office document, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read and gain access to contents of memory.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Microsoft Office: 2010 Service Pack 2, 2013, 2013 RT, 2016
Microsoft Word: Viewer
Microsoft SharePoint Server: 2013, 2016
Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server: 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office Web Apps: 2010 Service Pack 2, 2013 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Excel: Viewer 2007 Service Pack 3CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.