MS16-042: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3148775)
High Nessus Plugin ID 90436
SynopsisAn application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe version of Microsoft Office installed on the remote Windows 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 Microsoft Office 2010;
Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2013 RT; Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2013 RT, and 2016; Word Viewer; Excel Viewer; SharePoint Server 2007, 2010, and 2013; Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack; and Office Web Apps 2010 and 2013.