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Microsoft CVE-2017-11934: Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2017-11934: Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/12/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2017
Modified
08/22/2019

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Office improperly discloses the contents of its memory. An attacker who exploited the vulnerability could use the information to compromise the user’s computer or data. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker could craft a special document file and then convince the user to open it. An attacker must know the memory address location where the object was created. The update addresses the vulnerability by changing the way certain functions handle objects in memory.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4011277-0c1ae85e-d5f4-48af-964c-247972228909
  • msft-kb4011277-b2b3cd96-0fd2-46e3-b69c-2ef91fe3ed45

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