MS10-056 / MS10-057: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2269638 / 2269707) (Mac OS X)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft

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 Word or Excel file, these issues could be leveraged
to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

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
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50067 (macosx_ms_office_aug2010.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 42132

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1900