MS16-004: Security Update for Microsoft Office to Address Remote Code Execution (3124585) (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 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 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 execution of arbitrary code in
the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-004

Solution :

Microsoft has released patches for Office for Mac 2011 and 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 : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87873 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0010
CVE-2016-0035

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