Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft Word Information Disclosure Vulnerability


An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Word macro buttons are used improperly. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could read arbitrary files from a targeted system. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker could craft a special document file and convince the user to open it. An attacker must know the file location whose data they wish to exfiltrate. The update addresses the vulnerability by changing the way certain Word functions handle security warnings

Affected Products

Office 365 ProPlus for 32-bit Systems,Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2010 Service Pack 2,Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions),Microsoft Word 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions),Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac,Microsoft Office 2019 for 64-bit editions,Word Automation Services on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2,Office 365 ProPlus for 64-bit Systems,Microsoft Word 2013 RT Service Pack 1