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CVE-2018-8627: Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability [Office for Mac]

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CVE-2018-8627: Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability [Office for Mac]

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/11/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/11/2018
Modified
08/13/2019

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Excel software reads out of bound memory due to an uninitialized variable, which could disclose the contents of memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could view out of bound memory. Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Excel software. The security update addresses the vulnerability by properly initializing the affected variable.

Solution(s)

  • office-for-mac-upgrade-16_16_5
  • office-for-mac-upgrade-16_20_0

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