Microsoft Word 2007 SP3, Office 2010 SP2, Word 2010 SP2, Word 2013 SP1, Word 2016, Word 2013 RT SP1, and Office Compatibility Pack SP3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted email message processed by Outlook, aka "Microsoft Office RCE Vulnerability."
Published 2015-12-09 11:59:54
Updated 2018-10-12 22:10:40
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Vulnerability category: Input validationExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-6172

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 21.17%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 96 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-6172

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
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CWE ids for CVE-2015-6172

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-6172

Products affected by CVE-2015-6172

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