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CVE-2018-8427: Microsoft Graphics Components Information Disclosure Vulnerability [Office for Mac]

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CVE-2018-8427: Microsoft Graphics Components Information Disclosure Vulnerability [Office for Mac]

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/09/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/11/2018
Modified
08/13/2019

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Graphics Components handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information that could be useful for further exploitation. To exploit the vulnerability, a user would have to open a specially crafted file. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft Graphics Components handle objects in memory.

Solution(s)

  • office-for-mac-upgrade-16_16_3
  • office-for-mac-upgrade-16_18_0

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