MS10-038: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2027452)
High Nessus Plugin ID 46845
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft Office Excel.
DescriptionThe remote host contains a version of Microsoft Office Excel 2002, Microsoft Office Excel 2003, Microsoft Office Excel 2007, Microsoft Office Excel Viewer, or Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack that is affected by several vulnerabilities.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a specially crafted Excel file using the affected application, he may be able to leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Office Excel 2002, Office Excel 2003, Excel 2007, Office Excel Viewer and Office Compatibility Pack.