MS16-107: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3185852) (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93532


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


The 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.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office for Mac 2011, Word for Mac 2011, Office 2016 for Mac, Word 2016, Excel 2016 for Mac, PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, and Outlook 2016 for Mac.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93532

File Name: macosx_ms16-107_office.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2016/09/15

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 86383

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:word_for_mac, cpe:/a:microsoft:excel_for_mac, cpe:/a:microsoft:powerpoint_for_mac, cpe:/a:microsoft:outlook_for_mac

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3357, CVE-2016-3358, CVE-2016-3360

BID: 92786, 92791, 92796

OSVDB: 144166, 144167, 144169

MSFT: MS16-107

IAVA: 2016-A-0243

MSKB: 3186805, 3186807