|Category:||Mac OS X Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerability - Oct17 (Mac OS X)|
|Summary:||This host is missing an important security; update for Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security; update October 2017|
This host is missing an important security
update for Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security
update October 2017
The flaw exists when Microsoft Office fails
to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited
the vulnerability could use a specially crafted file to perform actions in
the security context of the current user.
Successful exploitation will allow remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in
user. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in denial of service conditions.
Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OS X.
Apply the patch from the referenced advisory.
BugTraq ID: 101124|
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-11825
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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