MS14-083: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3017347)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The Microsoft Office component installed on the remote host is
affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft Excel or Office
Compatibility Pack that is affected by multiple remote code execution
vulnerabilities due to Microsoft Excel improperly handling objects in
memory. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities 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 :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2007, Excel 2010,
Excel 2013, and Office Compatibility Pack.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 79832 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71500

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6360

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