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THE THREAT PetitPotam is a variant of the NTLM Relay attack discovered by security researcher Gilles Lionel. It is tracked as an authentication bypass vulnerability in Active Directory (Certificate Services); currently no CVE identifier has been assigned to this vulnerability. Proof of Concept (PoC) code released last week [1] relies on the Encrypting File System Remote (EFSRPC) protocol to…
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Security advisories — Feb 26, 2019

Office Equation Editor Vulnerability

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A flaw has been disclosed in all versions of Microsoft Office that allows for remote code execution. Microsoft has reported that this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild. As such, implementing remediation measures should be given a high priority. The vulnerability could allow a threat actor to execute files without macros via a specially crafted file, making the malicious content harder to detect. If successfully exploited on a user with administrative rights, the attacker could create new accounts, install or delete programs and view or edit data. Attacks exploiting the Office Equation Editor vulnerability can be delivered through either phishing emails or webpages hosting a malicious document. Since being made aware of the flaw, Microsoft has released a patch in their last regularly scheduled Patch Tuesday.

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[1] http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-0802

[2] https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0802