MS11-036 / MS11-045: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2545814 / 2537146) (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Mac OS X host has a version of Microsoft Office that is
affected by multiple vulnerabilities that could lead to arbitrary code
execution.

If a remote attacker can trick a user into opening a malicious
PowerPoint or Excel file using the affected install, these
vulnerabilities could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject
to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-036
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-045

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office for Mac 2011,
Office 2008 for Mac, Office 2004 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