Microsoft Office 2007 SP3/2010 SP2/2013 RT SP1/2013 SP1/2016 OLE DLL access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Microsoft Office 2007 SP3/2010 SP2/2013 RT SP1/2013 SP1/2016 (Office Suite Software). This affects an unknown code block of the component OLE DLL Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 06/14/2016 as MS16-070 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). It is possible to read the advisory at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-3235 since 03/15/2016. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

It is declared as highly functional. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 91611 (MS16-070: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3163610)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 110273 (Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (MS16-070)). The CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog lists this issue since 11/03/2021 with a due date of 05/03/2022:

Apply updates per vendor instructions.

Applying the patch MS16-070 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at technet.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (91611).

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
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Status: Highly functional

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Nessus ID: 91611
Nessus Name: MS16-070: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3163610)
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OpenVAS ID: 864576
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Visio Viewer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (3163610)
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MetaSploit ID: office_ole_multiple_dll_hijack.rb
MetaSploit Name: VideoLAN VLC ModPlug ReadS3M Stack Buffer Overflow
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Patch: MS16-070

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03/15/2016 🔍
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS16-070
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-3235 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1036093
SecurityFocus: 91089

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013

Entryinfo

Created: 06/16/2016 04:29 PM
Updated: 04/19/2024 06:14 AM
Changes: 06/16/2016 04:29 PM (79), 01/25/2019 11:02 AM (2), 08/23/2022 06:12 PM (5), 04/19/2024 06:14 AM (24)
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