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

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist in
Microsoft Office software due to improper handling of
objects in memory. A 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.
(CVE-2016-3278, CVE-2016-3280, CVE-2016-3281,
CVE-2016-3282, CVE-2016-3283, CVE-2016-3284)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in
Microsoft Office software due to improper handling of
XLA files. A remote attacker can exploit this
vulnerability by convincing a user to open a specially
crafted XLA file in Office, resulting in the execution
of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
(CVE-2016-3279)

See also :

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

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; Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2013 RT, and 2016;
Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2013, 2013 RT, and 2016; Microsoft PowerPoint
2010, 2013, and 2013 RT; Excel Viewer; Word Viewer; Microsoft
Office Compatibility Pack; Office Web Apps 2010 and 2013; Microsoft
SharePoint Server 2010, 2013 and 2016; Microsoft SharePoint
Foundation 2010 and 2013; and Office Online Server.

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: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 92019 ()

Bugtraq ID: 91574
91582
91587
91588
91589
91592
91592

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3278
CVE-2016-3279
CVE-2016-3280
CVE-2016-3281
CVE-2016-3282
CVE-2016-3283
CVE-2016-3284

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