Remote code execution in Microsoft Office



Published: 2020-01-14
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-0652
CWE-ID CWE-787
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Microsoft Office
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU24265

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0652

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within the Microsoft Office software. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it using the affected software, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability..

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Office: 365 ProPlus - 2019


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-0652

Q & A

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