MS15-033: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3048019)

High Nessus Plugin ID 82767

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VPR Score: 9.8

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Mac OS X host has a version of Microsoft Word installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists due to improper sanitization of HTML strings. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by convincing a user to open a file or visit a website containing specially crafted content, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2015-1639)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists due to improper handling rich text format files in memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to open a specially crafted file using the affected software, resulting in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
(CVE-2015-1641)

Solution

Microsoft has released a patch for Office for Mac 2011.

See Also

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-033

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82767

File Name: macosx_ms15-033_office_2011.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2015/04/14

Updated: 2019/11/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9.8

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, cpe:/a:microsoft:word_for_mac:2011, x-cpe:/a:microsoft:outlook_for_mac_for_office_365

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1639, CVE-2015-1641

BID: 73991, 73995

MSFT: MS15-033

IAVA: 2015-A-0090

MSKB: 3051737