MS11-021: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2489279)

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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Windows host is running a version of Microsoft Excel or Excel Viewer that is affected by several vulnerabilities.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted Excel file, they could leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, Excel Viewer, and Office Compatability Pack.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2011/ms11-021

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53378

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-021.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/13/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: 11336, 57033, 13855, 27524

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel_viewer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/7/2011

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Core Impact

Metasploit (MS11-021 Microsoft Office 2007 Excel .xlb Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0105, CVE-2011-0097, CVE-2011-0980, CVE-2011-0101, CVE-2011-0103, CVE-2011-0979, CVE-2011-0098, CVE-2011-0978, CVE-2011-0104

BID: 46226, 46225, 47256, 47245, 47244, 47243, 47235, 47201, 46229

MSFT: MS11-021

EDB-ID: 18067, 18087

MSKB: 2464583, 2466146, 2466156, 2466158, 2466169, 2502786