MS08-072 / MS08-074: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (957173 / 959070) (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 Word 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/ms08-072
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-074

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 : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50060 (macosx_ms_office_dec2008.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32579
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CVE ID: CVE-2008-4024
CVE-2008-4025
CVE-2008-4026
CVE-2008-4027
CVE-2008-4028
CVE-2008-4031
CVE-2008-4264
CVE-2008-4266