MS16-088: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3170008) (Mac OS X)
High Nessus Plugin ID 92014
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. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to open a specially crafted Office file, 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, Office 2016 for Mac, Microsoft Word for Mac 2011, and Microsoft Word 2016 for Mac.