MS14-017: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2949660) (Mac OS X)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Microsoft Word that
is affected by one or more unspecified memory corruption

By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted file, it may be
possible for a remote attacker to take complete control of the system
or execute arbitrary code.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Office for Mac 2011.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73414 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66385

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1761