MS08-057: Microsoft Excel Multiple Method Remote Code Execution (956416)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Excel that is subject
to various flaws which 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 :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 34402 ()

Bugtraq ID: 31702

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3477