Security Updates for Microsoft Office Products (March 2022) (macOS)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 159181


The Microsoft Office product installed on the remote host is affected by a tampering vulnerability.


The Microsoft Office product installed on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by a tampering vulnerability in Microsoft Office Word.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft Office for Mac.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 159181

File Name: macos_ms22_mar_office.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 3/23/2022

Updated: 4/26/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-24511


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/Version, installed_sw/Microsoft Word

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/15/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/15/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-24511

IAVA: 2022-A-0108-S