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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through opening a
Microsoft Excel file.
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 :
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
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 42441 ()
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