MS16-054: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3155544)

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Synopsis :

An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by
multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Microsoft Office installed on the remote Windows host
is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist due
to improper handling of objects in memory. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these
vulnerabilities by convincing a user to visit a
specially crafted website or open a specially crafted
file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in
the context of the current user. (CVE-2016-0126,
CVE-2016-0140, CVE-2016-0198)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the
Windows Font library due to improper handling of
embedded fonts. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can
exploit this by convincing a user to visit a specially
crafted website or open a specially crafted file,
resulting in the execution arbitrary code in the context
of the current user. (CVE-2016-0183)

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms16-054

Solution :

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

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: 91004 ()

Bugtraq ID: 89938
89953
89962

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0126
CVE-2016-0140
CVE-2016-0183
CVE-2016-0198

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