MS06-037 / MS06-038: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel and Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917284 / 917285) (Mac OS X)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
Excel.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office that is
affected by various flaws that may allow arbitrary code to be run.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to a user of
the remote computer and have it open it with Microsoft Excel or
another Office application.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-037
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-038

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office for Mac OS X.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true