Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Office software reads out of bound memory due to an uninitialized variable, which could disclose the contents of memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could view out of bound memory. Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted file with an affected version of Microsoft Office software. The security update addresses the vulnerability by properly initializing the affected variable.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions),Microsoft Office Word Viewer,Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011,Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1,Microsoft Word 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions),Microsoft Word for Mac 2011,Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 2,Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3,Microsoft Word 2007 Service Pack 3

References

CVE-2016-7233,