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Microsoft CVE-2020-1338: Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2020-1338: Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/08/2020
Created
09/09/2020
Added
09/08/2020
Modified
01/03/2024

Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka 'Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1218.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4484503-ddb90881-2313-4549-b080-08223f68ab6e

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