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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Allow Remote Code Execution (924163,924164,924554,922581) (Mac OS X) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for Office 2004 and X

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office
which is subject to various flaws which may allow arbitrary code to be run.

A possible hacker may use this to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to
a user of the remote computer and have it open it with
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or another Office application.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office for Mac OS X :

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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