MS11-072: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2587505)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
Office.

Description :

The remote Windows host is running a version of Microsoft Office,
Excel, or a related product that is affected by several
vulnerabilities.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a
specially crafted Excel file, he could leverage this issue to execute
arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-280/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-281/
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-072

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2003, 2007, 2010,
Excel Viewer, Office Compatability Pack, Excel Services, and Excel Web
App.

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: 56175 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49476
49477
49478
49517
49518

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1986
CVE-2011-1987
CVE-2011-1988
CVE-2011-1989
CVE-2011-1990