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Microsoft CVE-2018-8247: Microsoft Office Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2018-8247: Microsoft Office Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/12/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/12/2018
Modified
08/20/2019

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Office Web Apps Server 2013 and Office Online Server fail to properly handle web requests. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could perform script/content injection attacks and attempt to trick the user into disclosing sensitive information. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker could send an email message containing a malicious link to a user. Alternatively, an attacker could use a chat client to social engineer a user into clicking the malicious link. The user must click the malicious link for the vulnerability to be exploited. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Office Web Apps Server 2013 and Office Online Server validate web requests.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4011026-67fd038a-a734-478a-8a4c-363273909153
  • msft-kb4022183-1f39abc0-8132-43ab-8055-269b57e3d0f9
  • msft-kb4022183-fc9a1f91-7142-4526-a233-0f6a0c7f1d69

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