CVE-2011-1278

high

Description

Microsoft Excel 2002 SP3 and Office 2004 for Mac do not properly validate record information during parsing of Excel spreadsheets, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted spreadsheet, aka "Excel WriteAV Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48163

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-045

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67716

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12687

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-06-16

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH