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An application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by
The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Microsoft Excel that
is affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- Two memory corruption vulnerabilities exist due to the
way the application handles objects in memory when
parsing Office files. (CVE-2013-1315 / CVE-2013-3158)
- An information disclosure vulnerability exists due to
the way the application parses XML files containing
external entities. (CVE-2013-3159)
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a
specially crafted Excel file, it may be possible to leverage these
issues to read arbitrary files on the target system or execute
arbitrary code, subject to the user's privileges.
See also :
Microsoft has released a patch for Office for Mac 2011.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69839 ()
Bugtraq ID: 621676221962225
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1315CVE-2013-3158CVE-2013-3159
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