Security features bypass in Microsoft Office



Published: 2021-07-13
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-34469
CWE-ID CWE-254
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) Security features bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU54832

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-34469

CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to security feature bypass issue in Microsoft Office. A remote attacker can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Office: 2013 - 2019


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-34469

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