MS08-057: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (956416) (Mac OS X)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a
specially crafted Excel 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/ms08-057

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2004 for Mac,
Office 2008 for Mac, and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50059 (macosx_ms08-057.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31705
31706

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3471
CVE-2008-4019