MS09-067: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (972652)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Excel, Excel Viewer,
2007 Microsoft Office system, or Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack
that is affected by several memory corruption vulnerabilities. An
attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a
maliciously crafted Excel file, resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS09-067

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true