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Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Microsoft Office Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities-May18 (Mac OS X)
Summary:This host is missing an important security; update for Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security; update May 2018
This host is missing an important security
update for Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security
update May 2018

Vulnerability Insight:
Multiple flaws are due to:

- Microsoft PowerPoint software fails to properly validate XML content.

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

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. An attacker could then:

- install programs

- view, change, or delete data

- create new accounts with full user rights.

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

Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2016 version
16.13.0 (Build 18051301) or later. Please see the references for more information.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-8147
BugTraq ID: 104035
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-8162
BugTraq ID: 104058
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-8176
BugTraq ID: 104184
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