MS16-121: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3194063)
High Nessus Plugin ID 94016
SynopsisAn application installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe Microsoft Office application installed on the remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper handling of RTF files. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this 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 Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013, 2013 RT, and 2016; Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2013 RT, and 2016; Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack; Microsoft Word Viewer; Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and 2013; Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 and 2013; and Office Online Server.