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Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Microsoft Office Word Remote Code Execution Vulnerability-2680352 (Mac OS X)
Summary:This host is missing a critical security update according to; Microsoft Bulletin MS12-029.
This host is missing a critical security update according to
Microsoft Bulletin MS12-029.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw is due to an error when parsing Rich Text Format (RTF) data
and can be exploited to corrupt memory.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code by
tricking a user into opening a specially crafted word document.

Affected Software/OS:
- Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac

- Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac

The vendor has released updates. Please see the references for more information.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 53344
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0183
Cert/CC Advisory: TA12-129A
Microsoft Security Bulletin: MS12-029
XForce ISS Database: microsoft-office-rtf-code-execution(75122)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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