MS15-033: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3048019)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Mac OS X host has a version of Microsoft Word installed
that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists due to
improper sanitization of HTML strings. A remote attacker
can exploit this issue by convincing a user to open a
file or visit a website containing specially crafted
content, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the
context of the current user. (CVE-2015-1639)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists due to
improper handling rich text format files in memory. A
remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by
convincing a user to open a specially crafted file using
the affected software, resulting in execution of
arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
(CVE-2015-1641)

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-033

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)

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82767 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73991
73995

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1639
CVE-2015-1641

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