MS16-088: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3170008) (Mac OS X)

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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. An unauthenticated, remote
attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to
open a specially crafted Office file, resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code in the context of the current user..

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-088

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: 92014 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3280
CVE-2016-3281
CVE-2016-3282
CVE-2016-3284

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