MS16-070: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3163610) (Mac OS X)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of Microsoft Office installed on the remote Mac OS X host
is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper
handling of objects in memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can
exploit this by convincing a user to open a specially crafted file or
visit a website that hosts such a file, resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS16-070

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office for Mac 2011,
Office 2016 for Mac, Microsoft Word for Mac 2011, and Microsoft Word
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: 91610 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0025

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