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Category:   Application (Database)  >   Microsoft Jet Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Jet File Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041837
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8423   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 9 2018
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 SP2, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 10, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803, Windows 10 Version 1809, 2019
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Jet. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Microsoft JET Database Engine file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Lucas Leong (@wmliang) (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative) and Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2008), Windows (2012), Windows (2016), Windows (7), Windows (8), Windows (10)

Message History:   None.

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