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An application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by an
elevation of privilege vulnerability.
The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Microsoft Office for
Mac that is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability in the
way that folder permissions are set in certain installations. If an
attacker places a malicious executable in the Office 2011 folder and
lures a user into logging in and running that executable, he could
cause arbitrary code to be executed in the context of that user.
Note that this issue is primarily a risk on shared workstations, such
as in a library or an Internet cafe.
See also :
Microsoft has released a patch for Office for Mac 2011.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59914 ()
Bugtraq ID: 54361
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1894
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