MS15-131: Security Update for Microsoft Office to Address Remote Code Execution (3116111) (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of Microsoft Office installed on the remote Mac OS X host
is affected by multiple memory corruption issues due to improper
handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit these
issues by convincing a user to open a specially crafted file in an
affected version of Office, resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-131

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87329 ()

Bugtraq ID: 78543
78547

CVE ID: CVE-2015-6040
CVE-2015-6122

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