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An application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by
multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.
The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Microsoft Office that
is affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- A memory corruption vulnerability could be triggered
when parsing specially crafted RTF-formatted data.
- Several memory corruption vulnerabilities could be
triggered when reading a specially crafted Excel file.
(CVE-2012-0141 / CVE-2012-0142 / CVE-2012-0143 /
- A record parsing mismatch exists when opening a
specially crafted Excel file. (CVE-2012-1847)
If a remote attacker can trick a user into opening a malicious file
using the affected install, these vulnerabilities could be leveraged
to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.
See also :
Microsoft has released patches for Office for Mac 2011 and Office 2008
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59046 ()
Bugtraq ID: 533425334453373533745337553379
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0141CVE-2012-0142CVE-2012-0143CVE-2012-0183CVE-2012-0184CVE-2012-1847
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