MS04-033: Microsoft Excel Code Execution (886836)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host has a version of Microsoft Excel that is vulnerable to
a code execution issue. An attacker could exploit this flaw to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host with the privileges of the user
opening the file.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a malformed Excel
file to a victim on the remote host and wait for him to open it.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-033

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2000 and 2002.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 15458 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11373

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0846