MS10-057: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2269707)

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Office Excel 2002 or 2003 that is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.

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 this issue to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office Excel 2002 and Office Excel 2003.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2010/ms10-057

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48294

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-057.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/11/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_nt_ms02-031.nasl, office_installed.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/10/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2010

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2562

BID: 42199

MSFT: MS10-057

MSKB: 2264397, 2264403