microsoft 365-apps CVE-2021-42292 vulnerability in Microsoft Products
Published on November 10, 2021

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Microsoft Excel Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability

Vendor Advisory NVD

Known Exploited Vulnerability

This Microsoft Excel Security Feature Bypass vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. A security feature bypass vulnerability in Microsoft Excel would allow a local user to perform arbitrary code execution.

The following remediation steps are recommended / required by December 1, 2021: Apply updates per vendor instructions.

Vulnerability Analysis

CVE-2021-42292 is exploitable with local system access, requires user interaction. This vulnerability is considered to have a low attack complexity. It has an exploitability score of 1.8 out of four. The potential impact of an exploit of this vulnerability is considered to be very high.

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