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Sid 1-48378

Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office directory entry remote code execution attempt

Summary

This event is generated when a remote code execution vulnerability is detected in Microsoft Office 2010.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

CVE-2018-8539:

CVSS base score 7.8

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 1.8

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2018-8539: A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft Office. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8573.

Affected systems

  • microsoft office 2010
  • microsoft officewebapps 2010
  • microsoft sharepoint_server 2010

Ease of attack

CVE-2018-8539:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8539