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vulnerability alert CVE-2014-1756 CVE-2014-1808

Microsoft Office: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Microsoft Office.
Impacted systems: Office, Access, Excel, InfoPath, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, Visio, Word.
Severity of this alert: 3/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights, data reading.
Pirate's origin: document.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 13/05/2014.
Références of this alert: 2961037, CERTFR-2014-AVI-221, CVE-2014-1756, CVE-2014-1808, MS14-023, VIGILANCE-VUL-14741.

Description of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities were announced in Microsoft Office.

The Simplified Chinese Grammar Checker accepts to load a DLL from a remote path, so an attacker can execute code. [severity:3/4; CVE-2014-1756]

An attacker can reuse a token, in order to obtain sensitive information. [severity:2/4; CVE-2014-1808]
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