Microsoft Office 2007 SP3/2010 SP2/2011/2013 SP1 out-of-bounds

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Microsoft Office 2007 SP3/2010 SP2/2011/2013 SP1 (Office Suite Software). This affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-125. The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 12/13/2016. The weakness was shared 12/13/2016 by Steven Seeley as MS16-148 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-7291 since 09/09/2016. 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 vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 95810 (MS16-148: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3204068) (macOS)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 110292 (Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (MS16-148)).

Applying the patch MS16-148 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 (95810).

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CWE: CWE-125 / CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 95810
Nessus Name: MS16-148: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3204068) (macOS)
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OpenVAS ID: 103251
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft SharePoint Server WAS Multiple Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities (3204068)
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Patch: MS16-148

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS16-148
Researcher: Steven Seeley
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-7291 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1037441
SecurityFocus: 94671 - Microsoft Office CVE-2016-7291 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Created: 12/14/2016 02:12 PM
Updated: 10/08/2022 12:17 PM
Changes: 12/14/2016 02:12 PM (62), 07/07/2019 09:20 AM (11), 10/08/2022 12:10 PM (3), 10/08/2022 12:17 PM (11)
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