Remote code execution in Microsoft Office Access Connectivity Engine

Published: 2019-03-12 23:58:45 | Updated: 2019-03-13
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-0748
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]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Microsoft Office
Vulnerable software versions Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Buffer overflow

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 Office files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted 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-2019-0748

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