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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.811869
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
Description:Summary:
This host is missing an important security
update for Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security
update October 2017

Vulnerability Insight:
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.

Vulnerability Impact:
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.

Affected Software/OS:
Microsoft Office 2016 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: 101124
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-11825
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