MS15-081: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3072620) (Mac OS X)

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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 Office installed
that is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities :

- Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist due
to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote
attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing
a user to open a specially crafted Office file,
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the
context of the current user. (CVE-2015-2468,
CVE-2015-2469, CVE-2015-2477)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Office
decreases an integer value beyond its intended minimum
value. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability
by convincing a user to open a specially crafted Office
file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in
the context of the current user. (CVE-2015-2470)

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-081

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)

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85349 ()

Bugtraq ID: 76206
76212
76214
76219

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2468
CVE-2015-2469
CVE-2015-2470
CVE-2015-2477

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