MS14-017: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2949660) (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 73414

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Microsoft Word that is affected by one or more unspecified memory corruption vulnerabilities.

By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted file, it may be possible for a remote attacker to take complete control of the system or execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Microsoft has released a patch for Office for Mac 2011.

See Also

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-017

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73414

File Name: macosx_ms14-017.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/04/08

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2011::mac

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/04/08

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (MS14-017 Microsoft Word RTF Object Confusion)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1761

BID: 66385

MSFT: MS14-017

IAVA: 2014-A-0049

MSKB: 2939132