MS15-046: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3057181)

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

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-046

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Office for Mac 2011.

Note that Microsoft has re-released the patch to update the version
of Microsoft Office for Mac to version 14.5.1 to address a potential
issue with Microsoft Outlook for Mac. Microsoft recommends that this
update is applied.

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: 83415 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74481

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1682

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