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

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Excel.

Description :

The remote host has old versions of Word and Excel installed. An
attacker could use these to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue Excel or Word file
to a user on this computer and have him open it.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms02-031

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11336 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4821
5063
5064
5066

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0616
CVE-2002-0617
CVE-2002-0618
CVE-2002-0619