Tampering vulnerability in Microsoft Office Word

Published: 2022-03-08
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-24511
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Microsoft Office
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Microsoft Word
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

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

Microsoft Office LTSC 2021
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU61180

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24511

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to tampering issue in Microsoft Office Word. A remote attacker can bypass the target application


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Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Office: 2019 - 2019 for Mac

Microsoft Word: 2013 RT Service Pack 1 - 2016

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

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

CPE2.3 External links


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