MS06-037: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917285)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Excel that could
allow arbitrary code to be run.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to a user of
the remote computer and have him open it with Microsoft Excel.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2000, XP and 2003.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
Public Exploit Available : true