Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Excel 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 Excel software. The security update addresses the vulnerability by properly initializing the affected variable.

Affected Products

Microsoft Excel 2016 x86,Excel Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2,Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2019 for 32-bit editions,Microsoft Excel 2013 RT Service Pack 1,Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac,Microsoft Excel 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions),Microsoft Excel 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2019 for 64-bit editions

References

CVE-2018-8627,