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Test ID:
Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Microsoft Office Multiple Vulnerabilities-August18 (Mac OS X)
Summary:This host is missing an important security; update for Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security; update August 2018
This host is missing an important security
update for Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security
update August 2018

Vulnerability Insight:
Multiple flaws are due to:

- Microsoft Excel software fails to properly handle objects in memory.

- Microsoft AutoUpdate (MAU) application for Mac improperly validates updates
before executing them.

- Microsoft Excel improperly discloses the contents of its memory.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attackers
to run arbitrary code in the context of the current user and compromise the user's
computer or data.

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

Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2016 version
16.16.0 (Build 18081201) or later. Please see the references for more information.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-8375
BugTraq ID: 104989
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-8382
BugTraq ID: 105000
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-8412
BugTraq ID: 105014
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