Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Office Security Update to Patch RCE Bugs
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With the aim of patching major vulnerabilities in its Office products, Microsoft has released the Office security update through this week. This comes along with the cumulative monthly updates which Microsoft rolls out to fix bugs and security issues. The latest Office security update fixes RCE vulnerabilities, rated as critical and important across its products.

Microsoft Released Office Security Update to Fix RCE Bugs

Though Microsoft is having a hard time with the cumulative update since the beginning of this year, it’s at least seriously considering the security update to roll them timely. As latest, the Redmond based company has released this month’s Windows 10 update, which brings the build versions to KB4571756 and KB4574727.

While this update promised to fix various system vulnerabilities, Microsoft has released a standalone security update for patching the vulnerabilities in its Office products. This release contains a total of 30 security updates and 5 cumulative updates, that are intended to solve 13 vulnerabilities across 7 different products of Office.

Microsoft warns that Windows systems running “Microsoft Installer (.msi)” based editions and vulnerable “Click to Run” are vested with Remote Code Execution risks, and needs to be updated. If not, they could let an attacker to arbitrary code, thereby creating backdoor programs and view, change or delete data. Here are all the Office security updates;

Tag CVE ID Title Severity
Microsoft Office CVE-2020-1594 Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office CVE-2020-1335 Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office CVE-2020-16855 Microsoft Office Information Disclosure Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office CVE-2020-1338 Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office CVE-2020-1332 Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office CVE-2020-1224 Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office CVE-2020-1218 Microsoft Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office CVE-2020-1193 Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1345 Microsoft Office SharePoint XSS Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1205 Microsoft SharePoint Spoofing Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1210 Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Critical
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1514 Microsoft Office SharePoint XSS Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1595 Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Critical
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1523 Microsoft SharePoint Server Tampering Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1440 Microsoft SharePoint Server Tampering Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1200 Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Critical
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1482 Microsoft Office SharePoint XSS Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1198 Microsoft Office SharePoint XSS Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1227 Microsoft Office SharePoint XSS Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1576 Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Critical
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1452 Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Critical
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1575 Microsoft Office SharePoint XSS Vulnerability Important
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1453 Microsoft SharePoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Critical
Microsoft Office SharePoint CVE-2020-1460 Microsoft SharePoint Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Critical

 

Read onto BleepingComputer’s report for relative update links to the Office, Word and Excel of versions 2010, 2013 and 2016. You can find the SharePoint and Office Online servers update links too.

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