MS16-042: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3148775) (Mac OS X)
High Nessus Plugin ID 90430
SynopsisAn application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe version of Microsoft Office installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities due to improper handling of objects in memory. A remote attacker can exploit these issues by convincing a user to open a specially crafted file in Microsoft Office, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Office for Mac 2011 and Office 2016 for Mac.