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Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability - Jan18 (Mac OS X)
Summary:This host is missing an important security; update for Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security; update January 2018
This host is missing an important security
update for Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security
update January 2018

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw exists due to error in Microsoft
Office software when the Office software fails to properly handle RTF files.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attackers
to run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. If the current user
is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could take control
of the affected system.

Affected Software/OS:
Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OS X.

Update to version 16.9.18011602 or later.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 102406
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-0797
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