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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Excel that is subject
to various flaws that 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 :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2000, XP and 2003.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 23998 ()
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