Vulnerability CVE-2018-8501


Published: 2018-10-10

Description:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft PowerPoint software when the software fails to properly handle objects in Protected View, aka "Microsoft PowerPoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Office 365 ProPlus, PowerPoint Viewer, Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint.

Type:

CWE-noinfo

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Office 
Microsoft -> Office 365 proplus 
Microsoft -> Powerpoint 
Microsoft -> Powerpoint viewer 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105497
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041838
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8501

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