MS06-059: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (924164)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Excel that may 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 it open it with Microsoft Excel.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-059

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22532 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18872
20344
20345
20391

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2387
CVE-2006-3431
CVE-2006-3867
CVE-2006-3875