MS16-015: Security Update for Microsoft Office to Address Remote Code Execution (3134226)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft Office, Word, Word
Viewer, Excel, Excel Viewer, SharePoint, Microsoft Office
Compatibility Pack, or Office Web Apps installed that is affected by
multiple 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 file in Microsoft
Office, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in
the context of the current user. (CVE-2016-0022,
CVE-2016-0052, CVE-2016-0053, CVE-2016-0054,
CVE-2016-0055, CVE-2015-0056)

- A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in
SharePoint due to improper sanitization of specially
crafted web requests. An authenticated, remote attacker
can exploit this, via a specially crafted web request,
to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser
session. (CVE-2016-0039)

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms16-015

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2007, 2010, 2013,
2013 RT, and 2016; Word, Word Viewer, Excel, Excel Viewer; SharePoint
Server 2007, 2010, and 2013; SharePoint Foundation 2013, Microsoft
Office Compatibility Pack, and Office Web Apps.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 88647 ()

Bugtraq ID: 82508
82512
82652
82654
82657
82660
82787

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0022
CVE-2016-0039
CVE-2016-0052
CVE-2016-0053
CVE-2016-0054
CVE-2016-0055
CVE-2016-0056

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