Microsoft Access CVE-2019-1400 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2019-12-10T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-111050
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2019-12-10T00:00:00

Description

Description

Microsoft Access is prone to an information-disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can leverage this issue to obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft Office 2010 (32-bit edition) SP2
  • Microsoft Office 2010 (64-bit edition) SP2
  • Microsoft Office 2013 RT Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Office 2016 (32-bit edition)
  • Microsoft Office 2016 (64-bit edition)
  • Microsoft Office 2019 for 32-bit editions
  • Microsoft Office 2019 for 64-bit editions
  • Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for 64-bit Systems

Recommendations

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To mitigate the impact of a successful exploit, run the affected application as a user with minimal access rights.

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of suspicious or anomalous activity. This may help detect malicious actions that an attacker may take after successfully exploiting vulnerabilities in applications. Review all applicable logs regularly.

Do not accept or execute files from untrusted or unknown sources.
Never accept files from untrusted or unknown sources, because they may be malicious in nature. Avoid opening email attachments from unknown or questionable sources.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.