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Microsoft Office: CVE-2018-8627: Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Microsoft Office: CVE-2018-8627: Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/12/2018
Created
08/20/2020
Added
08/13/2020
Modified
07/11/2023

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Excel software reads out of bound memory due to an uninitialized variable, which could disclose the contents of memory, aka "Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Office, Office 365 ProPlus, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Excel Viewer, Excel. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8598.

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-excel_2016-kb4461542
  • microsoft-office_online_server-kb4011027
  • office-click-to-run-upgrade-latest

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