MS10-079 / MS10-080 : Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2293194 / 2293211) (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, Excel, or Lotus 1-2-3 file, these issues could
be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's

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 : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false