MS14-061: Vulnerability in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3000434)

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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 a remote code execution vulnerability due to a flaw in parsing Word documents. This vulnerability can be triggered by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted Word document.

Solution

Microsoft has released a patch for Office for Mac 2011.

See Also

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-061

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78436

File Name: macosx_ms14-061.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 10/15/2014

Updated: 7/14/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/14/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/14/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4117

BID: 70360

MSFT: MS14-061

MSKB: 3004865