MS08-016: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (949030)
High Nessus Plugin ID 31415
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft Office.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office that is subject to various flaws that could allow arbitrary code to be run.
An attacker may use this to execute arbitrary code on this host.
To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to a user of the remote computer and have it open it with Microsoft Office.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Office 2000, XP and 2003.