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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Microsoft Office and SharePoint (Office Suite Software) (affected version unknown). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the component Word. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka 'Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1447, CVE-2020-1448.
The weakness was disclosed 07/14/2020 as confirmed security update guide (Website). The advisory is shared at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The public release has been coordinated in cooperation with Microsoft. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-1446 since 11/04/2019. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/29/2020). The advisory points out:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could use a specially crafted file to perform actions in the security context of the current user. For example, the file could then take actions on behalf of the logged-on user with the same permissions as the current user.
Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.
The entry 157896 is pretty similar.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2
VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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NVD Base Score: 8.8
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ExploitingClass: Memory corruption
Status: Not defined
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Threat IntelligenceThreat: 🔍
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Timeline11/04/2019 CVE assigned
07/14/2020 +253 days Advisory disclosed
07/14/2020 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
07/15/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
10/29/2020 +106 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2020-1446 (🔒)
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EntryCreated: 07/15/2020 09:05 AM
Updated: 10/29/2020 03:52 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_assigned
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