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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Office 365 Apps for Enterprise/2010 SP2/2013 SP1/2016/2019 (Office Suite Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown functionality of the component Word. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-94. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was disclosed 09/08/2020 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 uniquely identified as CVE-2020-1218 since 11/04/2019. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. 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 $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/13/2020). 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 160914 is pretty similar.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3
VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Vendor Base Score (Microsoft): 7.8
Vendor Vector (Microsoft): 🔒
NVD Base Score: 8.8
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ExploitingClass: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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Threat IntelligenceThreat: 🔍
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Timeline11/04/2019 CVE assigned
09/08/2020 +309 days Advisory disclosed
09/08/2020 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
09/09/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
11/13/2020 +65 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2020-1218 (🔒)
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EntryCreated: 09/09/2020 01:43 PM
Updated: 11/13/2020 08:41 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_assigned
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