Microsoft Office Multiple Vulnerabilities-Sep19 (Mac OS X)

Published: 2019-09-11 03:29:02
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Detection Type:
Executable

Summary:
This host is missing a critical security update for Microsoft Office 2019 on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security update September 2019

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

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws exists due to, - An error when Microsoft Excel improperly discloses the contents of its memory. - An error in Microsoft Excel software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to run arbitrary code in the context of the current user and gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Affected Versions:
Microsoft Office 2016 and 2019 on Mac OS X

Recommendations:
Upgrade to latest version provided by vendor. Please see the references for more information.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-1263
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-1297

References:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/officeupdates/release-notes-office-2016-mac
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/officeupdates/update-history-office-for-mac
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/officeupdates/release-notes-office-for-mac

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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