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

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 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 :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-057

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 : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 34402 ()

Bugtraq ID: 31702
31705
31706

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3477
CVE-2008-3471
CVE-2008-4019