Fortinet Discovers Microsoft Access Database Engine 2007 Out-Of-Bounds Write Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered an Out-Of-Bounds Write vulnerability in the Microsoft Access Database Engine 2007.
The Microsoft Access Database Engine 2007 is a database engine which can be installed on many Microsoft Windows operating systems.
The vulnerability in the Microsoft Access Database Engine 2007 could allow remote code execution on an affected system. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take control of the victim system. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights. To exploit the vulnerability, an user must open a specially crafted file on Microsoft Windows with Access Database Engine 2007 installed.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Feb 06, 2019
Since Microsoft no longer supports Microsoft Access Database Engine 2007, users should stop using it.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Microsoft on January 30, 2019.
Microsoft replied "we no longer support this component" on February 5, 2019.
This vulnerability was discovered by Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.