MS07-002: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (927198)

high Nessus Plugin ID 23998


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


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.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2000, XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 23998

File Name: smb_nt_ms07-002.nasl

Version: 1.42

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 1/9/2007

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:excel, cpe:/a:microsoft:excel_viewer, cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:works

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/9/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/9/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0027, CVE-2007-0028, CVE-2007-0029, CVE-2007-0030, CVE-2007-0031

BID: 21856, 21877, 21922, 21925, 21952

MSFT: MS07-002

MSKB: 925257, 925523, 925524

CERT: 302836, 493185, 625532, 749964

EDB-ID: 3193