MS11-072: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2587505) (Mac OS X)
High Nessus Plugin ID 56178
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 Excel that is affected by several vulnerabilities.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted Excel 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, Office 2008 for Mac, Office for Mac 2011, and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac.