Attacker Value
Moderate
(1 user assessed)
Exploitability
Moderate
(1 user assessed)
User Interaction
Required
Privileges Required
None
Attack Vector
Network
1

CVE-2023-23396

Disclosure Date: March 14, 2023
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Validation
Validated
Validated

Description

Microsoft Excel Denial of Service Vulnerability

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CVE-2023-23396 – Code Name Butterfly Effect

Description:

The attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a victim to open a specially crafted XLSX file which when opened would cause a denial-of-service condition for other processes running on that machine. The victim can lose all the work – information which he currently works on it, and the company which is the actual employer of this victim can lose money because of this problem.

Reference:

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Proof and Exploit:

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Time spend:

03:00:00

CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
6.5 Medium
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
2.8
Vector:
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High

General Information

Vendors

  • microsoft

Products

  • office online server -,
  • office web apps server 2013

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