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CVE-2018-8627 Detail

Current 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, aka "Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Office, Office 365 ProPlus, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Excel Viewer, Excel. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8598.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/11/2018
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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:H/I:N/A:N (V3 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): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106120 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8627 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:excel:2010:sp2
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:excel:2013:sp1
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:excel:2013:sp1:~~rt~~~
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:excel:2016
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:excel_viewer:2007:sp3
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2010:sp2
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2016::~~~mac_os_x~~
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2019
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2019::~~~mac_os_x~~
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_365_proplus:-
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack:-:sp3
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:sharepoint_server:2010:sp2
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8627
NVD Published Date:
12/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
01/03/2019