- Date Discovered:
- 08 May 2018
- Microsoft Excel is prone to an information-disclosure vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.
- Microsoft Excel 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
- Microsoft Excel 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
- Microsoft Excel 2013 RT Service Pack 1
- Microsoft Excel 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
- Microsoft Excel 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
- Microsoft Excel 2016 (32-bit editions)
- Microsoft Excel 2016 (64-bit editions)
- Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R) for 32-bit edition
- Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R) for 64-bit edition
Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.When possible, run all software as a user with minimal privileges and limited access to system resources. Use additional precautions such as restrictive environments to insulate software that may potentially handle malicious content.
Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.
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