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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.805029
Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Microsoft Office Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities-3017301 (Mac OS X)
Summary:This host is missing a critical security; update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS14-081.
Description:Summary:
This host is missing a critical security
update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS14-081.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaws are due to:

- An invalid indexing error when parsing Office files can be exploited to
execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted Office file.

- A use-after-free error when parsing Office files can be exploited to execute
arbitrary code via a specially crafted Office file.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow remote
attackers to execute the arbitrary code, cause memory corruption and
compromise the system.

Affected Software/OS:
Microsoft Office 2011 on Mac OS X.

Solution:
Apply the patch from the referenced advisory.

CVSS Score:
9.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 71469
BugTraq ID: 71470
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-6356
Microsoft Security Bulletin: MS14-081
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2014/ms14-081
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-6357
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