MS13-085: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2885080)
High Nessus Plugin ID 70337
SynopsisThe Microsoft Office component installed on the remote host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is running a version of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Office Compatibility Pack, or Microsoft Excel Viewer that is affected by remote code execution vulnerabilities in the way that Microsoft Excel parses file contents. (CVE-2013-3889, CVE-2013-3890).
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted file, it may be possible to leverage these issues to read arbitrary files on the target system or execute arbitrary code, subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2007, Excel 2010, Excel 2013, Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013, Excel Viewer, and Office Compatibility Pack.