MS02-031: Cumulative patches for Excel and Word for Windows (324458)

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by an arbitrary code execution

Description :

The remote host has old versions of Word and Excel installed. A remote
attacker can exploit this by convincing a user to open a specially
crafted Excel or Word file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code in the context of the current user.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2000 and XP.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11336 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4821

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0616

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