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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.817513
Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Microsoft Office Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability Oct20 (Mac OS X)
Summary:This host is missing a critical security; update for Microsoft Office on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security update October 2020
Description:Summary:
This host is missing a critical security
update for Microsoft Office on Mac OSX according to Microsoft security update October 2020

Vulnerability Insight:
Flaws are due to Microsoft Word software when it fails
to properly handle .LNK files

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow an attacker
to run arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

Affected Software/OS:
Microsoft Office 2016 and Office 2019 on Mac OS X.

Solution:
Upgrade to version 16.16.27 for Microsoft
Office 2016 and to version 16.42 for Office 2019. Please see the references
for more information.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-16933
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