Microsoft Office Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities-2663830 (Mac OS X)

Published: 2012-05-09 08:47:49
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the affected application.

Affected Versions:
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac

Technical Details:
The flaws are due to errors while handling OBJECTLINK record, SXLI record, MergeCells record and an mismatch error when handling the Series record within Excel files.

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

Summary:
This host is missing a critical security update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS12-030.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0141
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0142
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0143
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0184
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-1847

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53342
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53373
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53374
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53375
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53379

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/49112/
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-6132_102-5308979.html
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS12-030

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2012-05-09
Modified
2019-05-03
Category
Mac OS X Local Security Checks

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