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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Office Vendors:   Microsoft
(Microsoft Issues Fix for Microsoft Office) Microsoft Office Excel File Processing Flaws Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040858
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040858
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8147, CVE-2018-8148, CVE-2018-8162, CVE-2018-8163   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 8 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2010 SP2, 2013 SP1, 2013 RT SP1, 2016, 2016 for Mac, 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R); Office Compatibility Pack SP3
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Excel. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system. Microsoft Office is affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object memory handling error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2018-8162, CVE-2018-8147, CVE-2018-8148]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will access potentially sensitive information on the target user's system [CVE-2018-8163].

Omair (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative) and Jaanus Kaap of Clarified Security reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   Microsoft has issued a fix for CVE-2018-8147, CVE-2018-8148, CVE-2018-8162, and CVE-2018-8163 for Microsoft Office.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8147
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8148
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8162
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8163

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8162 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

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May 8 2018 Microsoft Office Excel File Processing Flaws Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code



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