Information disclosure in Microsoft Project



Published: 2020-06-09
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1322
CWE-ID CWE-125
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Subscribe
Microsoft Project
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Microsoft Office
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Microsoft Project Server
Web applications / Other software

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU28840

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1322

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in the Microsoft Project. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Project: 2016

Microsoft Project Server: 2010 Service Pack 2

Microsoft Office: 2019


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-1322

Q & A

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 a file.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



###SIDEBAR###