Published: 11/02/2020 Updated: 14/02/2020
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 | Impact Score: 10 | Exploitability Score: 8.6
Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Summary

Microsoft Excel 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

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
MicrosoftExcel2010, 2013, 2016, 2019
MicrosoftOffice 365 Proplus-

Recent Articles

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – February 2020
Symantec Threat Intelligence Blog • Preethi Koroth • 12 Feb 2020

This month the vendor has patched 99 vulnerabilities, 13 of which are rated Critical.

Posted: 12 Feb, 202024 Min ReadThreat Intelligence SubscribeMicrosoft Patch Tuesday – February 2020This month the vendor has patched 99 vulnerabilities, 13 of which are rated Critical.This month the vendor has patched 99 vulnerabilities, 13 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 so...

Microsoft Releases February 2020 Office Updates With Security Fixes
BleepingComputer • Sergiu Gatlan • 12 Feb 2020

Microsoft released the February 2020 Office security updates on February 11, 2020, with a total of 10 security updates and three cumulative updates for six different products, with three of them patching flaws allowing for remote code execution.
Redmond also published the February 2020 Patch Tuesday security updates, with security updates for 99 vulnerabilities, ten of them being rated as Critical and 87 as Important.
Security updates to patch an actively exploited Internet Explore...

If you're running Windows, I feel bad for you, son. Microsoft's got 99 problems, better fix each one
The Register • Shaun Nichols in San Francisco • 11 Feb 2020

Meanwhile, we're still squashing bugs in Adobe Flash Player... plus stuff from Intel and SAP

Patch Tuesday It's going to be a busy month for IT administrators as Microsoft, Intel, Adobe, and SAP have teamed up to deliver a bumper crop of security fixes for Patch Tuesday.
Microsoft had one of its largest patch bundles in recent memory, as the Windows giant released fixes for 99 CVE-listed vulnerabilities.
These included CVE-2020-0674, a remote code execution flaw in Internet Explorer's Trident rendering engine that is already being exploited in the wild. This hole would typic...