MS16-042: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3148775) (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 issues 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/en-us/library/security/MS16-042

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of 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 : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90430 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0122
CVE-2016-0139

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