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Recent Microsoft Word Security Advisories

Advisory Title Published
CVE-2022-21842 Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability January 11, 2022
CVE-2022-0120 Chromium: CVE-2022-0120 Inappropriate implementation in Passwords January 6, 2022
CVE-2021-42296 Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability November 9, 2021
CVE-2021-40486 Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability October 12, 2021
CVE-2021-38656 Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability September 14, 2021
CVE-2021-36941 Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability August 10, 2021
CVE-2021-34452 Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability July 13, 2021

By the Year

In 2022 there have been 1 vulnerability in Microsoft Word with an average score of 7.8 out of ten. Last year Word had 8 security vulnerabilities published. If vulnerabilities keep coming in at the current rate, it appears that number of security vulnerabilities in Word in 2022 could surpass last years number. However, the average CVE base score of the vulnerabilities in 2022 is greater by 0.29.

Year Vulnerabilities Average Score
2022 1 7.80
2021 8 7.51
2020 15 7.27
2019 6 7.37
2018 25 8.08

It may take a day or so for new Word vulnerabilities to show up in the stats or in the list of recent security vulnerabilties. Additionally vulnerabilities may be tagged under a different product or component name.

Recent Microsoft Word Security Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.

CVE-2022-21842 7.8 - High - January 11, 2022

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.

Code Injection

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

CVE-2021-40486 7.8 - High - October 13, 2021

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

CVE-2021-34452 7.8 - High - July 16, 2021

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Microsoft Office Graphics Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

CVE-2021-31180 7.8 - High - May 11, 2021

Microsoft Office Graphics Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

CVE-2021-31177 7.8 - High - May 11, 2021

Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2021-31175, CVE-2021-31176, CVE-2021-31179.

Dangling pointer

Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability

CVE-2021-31178 5.5 - Medium - May 11, 2021

Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Information Disclosure

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

CVE-2021-28453 7.8 - High - April 13, 2021

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

CVE-2021-1716 7.8 - High - January 12, 2021

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2021-1715.

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

CVE-2021-1715 7.8 - High - January 12, 2021

Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2021-1716.

Memory Corruption

Microsoft Word Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability

CVE-2020-17020 5.5 - Medium - November 11, 2020

Microsoft Word Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability

authentification

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle .LNK files

CVE-2020-16933 8.8 - High - October 16, 2020

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle .LNK files, aka 'Microsoft Word Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability'.

Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2020-1218 8.8 - High - September 11, 2020

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 CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1338.

Code Injection

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Word improperly discloses the contents of its memory

CVE-2020-1503 5.5 - Medium - August 17, 2020

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Word improperly discloses the contents of its memory, aka 'Microsoft Word Information Disclosure Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1502, CVE-2020-1583.

Information Disclosure

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Word improperly discloses the contents of its memory

CVE-2020-1583 5.5 - Medium - August 17, 2020

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Word improperly discloses the contents of its memory, aka 'Microsoft Word Information Disclosure Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1502, CVE-2020-1503.

Information Disclosure

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2020-1448 8.8 - High - July 14, 2020

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 CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1446, CVE-2020-1447.

Buffer Overflow

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2020-1447 8.8 - High - July 14, 2020

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 CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1446, CVE-2020-1448.

Buffer Overflow

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2020-1446 8.8 - High - July 14, 2020

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 CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1447, CVE-2020-1448.

Buffer Overflow

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Office improperly discloses the contents of its memory

CVE-2020-1445 5.5 - Medium - July 14, 2020

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Office improperly discloses the contents of its memory, aka 'Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1342.

Information Disclosure

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Office software reads out of bound memory due to an uninitialized variable

CVE-2020-1342 5.5 - Medium - July 14, 2020

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Office software reads out of bound memory due to an uninitialized variable, which could disclose the contents of memory, aka 'Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-1445.

Use of Uninitialized Resource

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in Microsoft Outlook when Office fails to enforce security settings configured on a system

CVE-2020-1229 4.3 - Medium - June 09, 2020

A security feature bypass vulnerability exists in Microsoft Outlook when Office fails to enforce security settings configured on a system, aka 'Microsoft Outlook Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability'.

Information Disclosure

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2020-0980 7.8 - High - April 15, 2020

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'.

Buffer Overflow

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft Office improperly loads arbitrary type libraries

CVE-2020-0760 8.8 - High - April 15, 2020

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft Office improperly loads arbitrary type libraries, aka 'Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-0991.

Improper Input Validation

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2020-0892 7.8 - High - March 12, 2020

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 CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-0850, CVE-2020-0851, CVE-2020-0852, CVE-2020-0855.

Buffer Overflow

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2020-0850 8.8 - High - March 12, 2020

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 CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-0851, CVE-2020-0852, CVE-2020-0855, CVE-2020-0892.

Buffer Overflow

A denial of service vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2019-1461 6.5 - Medium - December 10, 2019

A denial of service vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka 'Microsoft Word Denial of Service Vulnerability'.

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2019-1201 7.8 - High - August 14, 2019

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 CVE ID is unique from CVE-2019-1205.

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2019-1034 7.8 - High - June 12, 2019

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 CVE ID is unique from CVE-2019-1035.

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2019-0953 7.8 - High - May 16, 2019

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'.

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2019-0585 8.8 - High - January 08, 2019

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 Word, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office Word Viewer, Office 365 ProPlus, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Office Online Server, Microsoft Word, Microsoft SharePoint Server.

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Word macro buttons are used improperly

CVE-2019-0561 5.5 - Medium - January 08, 2019

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Word macro buttons are used improperly, aka "Microsoft Word Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Word, Office 365 ProPlus, Microsoft Office, Word.

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when it fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2018-8573 7.8 - High - November 14, 2018

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 Word, Office 365 ProPlus, Microsoft Office. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8539.

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word software when the software fails to properly handle objects in Protected View

CVE-2018-8504 8.8 - High - October 10, 2018

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

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word if a user opens a specially crafted PDF file

CVE-2018-8430 7.8 - High - September 13, 2018

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word if a user opens a specially crafted PDF file, aka "Word PDF Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office.

A tampering vulnerability exists when Microsoft Outlook does not properly handle specific attachment types when rendering HTML emails

CVE-2018-8310 7.5 - High - July 11, 2018

A tampering vulnerability exists when Microsoft Outlook does not properly handle specific attachment types when rendering HTML emails, aka "Microsoft Office Tampering Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office.

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory

CVE-2018-8161 7.8 - High - May 09, 2018

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Word, Word, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8157, CVE-2018-8158.

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Office renders Rich Text Format (RTF) email messages containing OLE objects when a message is opened or previewed

CVE-2018-0950 6.5 - Medium - April 12, 2018

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Office renders Rich Text Format (RTF) email messages containing OLE objects when a message is opened or previewed, aka "Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-1007.

Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, 2013 SP1, and 2016, Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac, Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP2, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 SP2, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013 SP1, Microsoft Office Word Viewer, Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 SP1, Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016, Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP2, Microsoft Online Server 2016, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP2, Microsoft Word 2007 SP3, Microsoft Word 2010 SP2, Word 2013 and Microsoft Word 2016

CVE-2018-0922 7.8 - High - March 14, 2018

Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, 2013 SP1, and 2016, Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac, Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP2, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 SP2, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013 SP1, Microsoft Office Word Viewer, Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 SP1, Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016, Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP2, Microsoft Online Server 2016, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP2, Microsoft Word 2007 SP3, Microsoft Word 2010 SP2, Word 2013 and Microsoft Word 2016 allow a remote code execution vulnerability due to how objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability".

Memory Corruption

Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, 2013 SP1, and 2016, Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 SP2, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013 SP1, Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 SP1, Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP2, Microsoft Word 2010 SP2, Word 2013 SP1 and Microsoft Word 2016

CVE-2018-0919 3.3 - Low - March 14, 2018

Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, 2013 SP1, and 2016, Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 SP2, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013 SP1, Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 SP1, Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP2, Microsoft Word 2010 SP2, Word 2013 SP1 and Microsoft Word 2016 allow an information disclosure vulnerability due to how variables are initialized, aka "Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability".

Use of Uninitialized Resource

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0862 8.8 - High - January 22, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0805, CVE-2018-0806, and CVE-2018-0807.

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0849 8.8 - High - January 22, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0805, CVE-2018-0806, and CVE-2018-0807.

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0848 8.8 - High - January 22, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0805, CVE-2018-0806, and CVE-2018-0807.

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0845 7.8 - High - January 22, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0805, CVE-2018-0806, and CVE-2018-0807.

Microsoft Outlook 2007, Microsoft Outlook 2010 and Microsoft Outlook 2013

CVE-2018-0793 7.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Microsoft Outlook 2007, Microsoft Outlook 2010 and Microsoft Outlook 2013 allow a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way email messages are parsed, aka "Microsoft Outlook Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0791.

Microsoft Word in Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0794 8.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Microsoft Word in Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0792.

Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0795 8.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allow a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".

Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0797 7.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allow a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way RTF content is handled, aka "Microsoft Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability".

Memory Corruption

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0798 8.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability".

Memory Corruption

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0801 8.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0802 7.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allow a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0797 and CVE-2018-0812.

Memory Corruption

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0804 8.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0805, CVE-2018-0806, and CVE-2018-0807.

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0805 8.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0804, CVE-2018-0806, and CVE-2018-0807

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0806 8.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0804, CVE-2018-0805, and CVE-2018-0807.

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0807 8.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0804, CVE-2018-0805, and CVE-2018-0806.

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0812 7.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Equation Editor in Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013, and Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability".

Memory Corruption

Microsoft Word 2016 in Microsoft Office 2016

CVE-2018-0792 8.8 - High - January 10, 2018

Microsoft Word 2016 in Microsoft Office 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0794.

Memory Corruption

Internet Explorer 4.x or 5.x with Word 97 allows arbitrary execution of Visual Basic programs to the IE client through the Word 97 template, which doesn't warn the user

CVE-1999-0354 - November 01, 1999

Internet Explorer 4.x or 5.x with Word 97 allows arbitrary execution of Visual Basic programs to the IE client through the Word 97 template, which doesn't warn the user that the template contains executable content. Also applies to Outlook when the client views a malicious email message.

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