#VU65217 Security features bypass


Published: 2022-07-12

Vulnerability identifier: #VU65217

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-33632

CWE-ID: CWE-254

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Microsoft Office LTSC 2021
Other software / Other software solutions
Microsoft Office
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications
Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor: Microsoft

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 trick a victim to open a specially crafted file and bypass the target application.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Office LTSC 2021: 32 bit editions - 64 bit editions

Microsoft Office: 2013 RT Service Pack 1 - 2019

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


CPE

External links
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-33632


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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