MS08-043 / MS08-051: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Could Allow Remote Code Execution (954066 / 949785) (Mac OS X)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Microsoft Office that
is affected by several vulnerabilities.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a
specially crafted Excel or PowerPoint file, these issues could be
leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-043
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-051

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2004 for Mac and
Office 2008 for Mac.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50058 (macosx_ms_office_aug2008.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 30579
30638
30639
30640
30641

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1455
CVE-2008-3003
CVE-2008-3004
CVE-2008-3005
CVE-2008-3006