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

High Nessus Plugin ID 48294


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


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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48294

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-057.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2010/08/11

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 11336, 13855, 27524, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2010/08/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/08/10

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2562

BID: 42199

MSFT: MS10-057

MSKB: 2264397, 2264403