MS15-099: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3089664) (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 due
to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can
exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to open a specially
crafted file in Microsoft Office, resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-099

Solution :

Microsoft has released patches for Office for Mac 2011 and for Office
2016 for Mac.

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: 85878 ()

Bugtraq ID: 76561
76564

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2520
CVE-2015-2523

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