MS07-043 / MS07-044: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (921503 / 940965) (Mac OS X)

high Nessus Plugin ID 50053



An application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.


The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac that is affected by several vulnerabilities.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted Office file or viewing a specially crafted web page, these issues could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.


Microsoft has released a patch for Office 2004 for Mac.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50053

File Name: macosx_ms07-044.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 10/20/2010

Updated: 11/27/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2007-3890

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2004::mac

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/14/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/14/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2224, CVE-2007-3890

BID: 25280, 25282

CWE: 119, 189

MSFT: MS07-043, MS07-044

MSKB: 921503, 940965