Security Updates for Microsoft Office Products (Mar 2023) (macOS)

high Nessus Plugin ID 172602


The Microsoft Office product installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The Microsoft Office product installed on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2023-23399)

- Windows Graphics Component Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2023-24910)

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: High

ID: 172602

File Name: macos_ms23_mar_office.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 3/16/2023

Updated: 3/17/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-23399


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-24910

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-23399, CVE-2023-24910

IAVA: 2023-A-0136, 2023-A-0137