Security Update for Microsoft Office (July 2017) (macOS)

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Synopsis :

An application installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is
affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The Microsoft Office application installed on the remote macOS or Mac
OS X host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by
a remote code execution vulnerability in due to improper handling of
objects in memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit
this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a specially crafted
Office document, to execute arbitrary code in the context of the
current user.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?31386f68
http://www.nessus.org/u?68489292
http://www.nessus.org/u?95451a29

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set patches for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
and Microsoft Office 2016 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 : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101364 ()

Bugtraq ID: 99441

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8501

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