Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel



Published: 2022-04-12 | Updated: 2022-06-01
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-26901
CVE-2022-24473
CWE-ID CWE-416
CWE-94
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Microsoft Office Web Apps Server
Server applications / Application servers

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation
Server applications / Application servers

Microsoft SharePoint Server Subscription Edition
Server applications / Application servers

Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server
Server applications / Application servers

Office Online Server
Server applications / Other server solutions

Microsoft Office LTSC 2021
Other software / Other software solutions

Microsoft Office
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Microsoft Excel
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

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

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU62095

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26901

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when parsing Excel files. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted Excel file, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Office Web Apps Server: 2013 Service Pack 1

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation: 2013 Service Pack 1

Microsoft SharePoint Server Subscription Edition: All versions

Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server: 2016

Office Online Server : All versions

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

Microsoft Office: 2013 RT Service Pack 1 - 2019 for Mac

Microsoft Excel: 2013 RT Service Pack 1 - 2019

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


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-26901
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-809/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Code Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU62096

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24473

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in Microsoft Excel. A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Office: 2019 for Mac

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

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-24473

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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