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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Allow Remote Code Execution (924163,924164,924554,922581) (Mac OS X)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for Office 2004 and X

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
Office.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office
which is subject to various flaws which may permit arbitrary code to be run.

A possible hacker may use this to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to
a user of the remote computer and have it open it with
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or another Office application.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office for Mac OS X :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-058.mspx
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-059.mspx
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-060.mspx
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-062.mspx


Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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