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CVE-2016-3279 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, Excel 2010 SP2, PowerPoint 2010 SP2, Word 2010 SP2, Excel 2013 SP1, PowerPoint 2013 SP1, Word 2013 SP1, Excel 2013 RT SP1, PowerPoint 2013 RT SP1, Word 2013 RT SP1, Excel 2016, Word 2016, Word Automation Services on SharePoint Server 2010 SP2, and Office Web Apps 2010 SP2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XLA file, aka "Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91587
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036274
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036275
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-088

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • 7PK - Security Features (CWE-254)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2010:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2013:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2016:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel_rt:2013:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2010:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_web_apps:2010:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:powerpoint:2010:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:powerpoint:2013:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:powerpoint_rt:2013:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:sharepoint_server:2010:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2010:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2013:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2016:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word_rt:2013:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3279
NVD Published Date:
07/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018