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CVE-2018-8432: Microsoft Graphics Components Remote Code Execution Vulnerability [Office for Mac]

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CVE-2018-8432: Microsoft Graphics Components Remote Code Execution Vulnerability [Office for Mac]

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/09/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/19/2018
Modified
08/13/2019

Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Graphics Components handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute arbitrary code on a target system. 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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