Microsoft Office 2016 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (KB4475538)

Published: 2019-08-14 05:50:47
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
This host is missing an important security update according to Microsoft KB4475538

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The flaw exists due to an error when the Windows Jet Database Engine improperly handles objects in memory.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on a victim system.

Affected Versions:
Microsoft Office 2016

Recommendations:
The vendor has released updates. Please see the references for more information.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Executable

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-1155

References:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4475538
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1155

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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