MS13-051: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2839571) (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Mac OS X host has a version of Microsoft Office for Mac that
contains a buffer overflow vulnerability because certain Microsoft
Office components for processing PNG files do not properly handle memory

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a
specially crafted Office file, this issue could be leveraged to execute
arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Office for Mac 2011.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66868 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60408

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1331

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