MS14-081: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3017301) (Mac OS X)

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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 is running a version of Microsoft Word that
is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to Microsoft
Word improperly handling objects in memory. A remote attacker can
exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a specially
crafted Office file, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the
context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-081

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Office for Mac 2011.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79829 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71469

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6357

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