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