MS08-043 / MS08-051: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Could Allow Remote Code Execution (954066 / 949785) (Mac OS X)
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SynopsisAn application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Microsoft Office that is affected by several vulnerabilities.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted Excel or PowerPoint file, these issues could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Office 2004 for Mac and Office 2008 for Mac.