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MS Office 2011 for Mac Improper Folder Permissions Vulnerability - MS12-051

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15602

Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 uses world-writable permissions for the "Applications/Microsoft Office 2011/" directory and certain other directories which allows local users to gain privileges by placing a Trojan horse executable file in one of these directories aka "Office for Mac Improper Folder Permissions Vulnerability."

Family:
macos
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Apple Mac OS X
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-1894
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac