MS14-081: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3017301) (Mac OS X)
High Nessus Plugin ID 79829
SynopsisAn application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Microsoft Word that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to Microsoft Word improperly handling objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a specially crafted Office file, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a patch for Office for Mac 2011.