Jet Database Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability [CVE-2019-0538]

CVE number CVE-2019-0538

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when the Windows Jet Database Engine improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code on a victim system.

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted file.

The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the way the Windows Jet Database Engine handles objects in memory.

Updates & Further Information

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0538

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He also has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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