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CVE-2016-7233 Detail

Description

Microsoft Word 2007, Office 2010 SP2, Word 2010 SP2, Word for Mac 2011, Excel for Mac 2011, Word Viewer, Office Compatibility Pack SP3, Word Automation Services on SharePoint Server 2013 SP1, and Office Web Apps 2010 SP2 allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted Office document, aka "Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/10/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7233
Original release date:
11/10/2016
Last revised:
07/27/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-133 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS16-133
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94031 External Source BID 94031
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037246 External Source SECTRACK 1037246
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/security-services/security-intelligence/vulnerability-reports/articles/index.xhtml?id=1232 External Source IDEFENSE 20161108 Microsoft Office Out-of-Bounds Read Information Leak Vulnerability

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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