MS14-083: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3017347)

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Synopsis :

The Microsoft Office component installed on the remote host is
affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft Excel or Office
Compatibility Pack that is affected by multiple remote code execution
vulnerabilities due to Microsoft Excel improperly handling objects in
memory. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by
convincing a user to open a specially crafted Office file, resulting
in execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms14-083.aspx

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2007, Excel 2010,
Excel 2013, and Office Compatibility Pack.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 79832 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71500
71501

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6360
CVE-2014-6361

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