Information disclosure in Microsoft Excel

Published: 2022-02-08
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22716
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Microsoft SharePoint Server
Server applications / Application servers

Microsoft Office Web Apps Server
Server applications / Application servers

Microsoft Office
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Microsoft Excel
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Office Online Server
Server applications / Other server solutions

Microsoft Office LTSC 2021
Other software / Other software solutions

Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU60420

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22716

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output by the application in Microsoft Excel. A local user can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft SharePoint Server: 2013

Microsoft Office: 2019 - 2019 for Mac

Office Online Server : 2016

Microsoft Excel: 2013 - 2016

Microsoft Office Web Apps Server: 2013 Service Pack 1

Microsoft Office LTSC 2021: 32 bit editions - 2021 for Mac

Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise: 32-bit Systems - 64-bit Systems

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?