6.8
CVSSv2

CVE-2020-0652

Published: 14/01/2020 Updated: 17/01/2020
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 | Impact Score: 6.4 | Exploitability Score: 8.6
CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.8 | Impact Score: 5.9 | Exploitability Score: 1.8
Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

Microsoft Office software could allow a remote malicious user to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper handling of objects in memory. By persuading a victim to open specially-crafted content, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the victim.

Vulnerability Trend

Recent Articles

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – January 2020
Symantec Threat Intelligence Blog • Preethi Koroth • 15 Jan 2020

This month the vendor has patched 49 vulnerabilities, 8 of which are rated Critical.

Posted: 15 Jan, 202014 Min ReadThreat Intelligence SubscribeMicrosoft Patch Tuesday – January 2020This month the vendor has patched 49 vulnerabilities, 8 of which are rated Critical.This month the vendor has patched 49 vulnerabilities, 8 of which are rated Critical.

As always, customers are advised to follow these security best practices:


Install vendor patches as soon as they are available.
Run all softw...

Microsoft Office January Security Updates Fix Code Execution Bugs
BleepingComputer • Sergiu Gatlan • 15 Jan 2020

Microsoft released the January 2019 Office security updates, bundling a total of seven security updates and three cumulative updates for five different products, six of them patching flaws allowing remote code execution.
Redmond also released the January 2020 Patch Tuesday security updates, with security updates for 49 vulnerabilities, seven of them being classified as Critical and 41 as Important.
Unlike previous Patch Tuesday releases, Microsoft did not publicly disclose any vul...

Welcome to the 2020s: Booby-trapped Office files, NSA tipping off Windows cert-spoofing bugs, RDP flaws...
The Register • Shaun Nichols in San Francisco • 14 Jan 2020

Grab your Microsoft, Adobe, SAP, Intel, and VMware fixes now

Patch Tuesday In the first Patch Tuesday of the year, Microsoft finds itself joined by Adobe, Intel, VMware, and SAP in dropping scheduled security updates.
This month's Microsoft security fixes include three more remote-code-execution vulnerabilities in Redmond's Windows Remote Desktop Protocol software. Two of the flaws (CVE-2020-0609, CVE-2020-0610) are present on the server side in RD Gateway – requiring no authentication – while a third (CVE-2020-0611) is found on the client side....