MS08-043: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (954066)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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 is subject
to various flaws that could allow arbitrary code to be run.

An attacker may use this to execute arbitrary code on this host.

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/ms08-043

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2000, XP, 2003 and
2007.

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: 33872 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30638
30639
30640
30641

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3003
CVE-2008-3004
CVE-2008-3005
CVE-2008-3006