Microsoft Excel Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


Microsoft Excel is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability.


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Vulnerable Systems:
 * Microsoft Excel Viewer and prior

Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user to open a specially crafted Excel (‘.xls’) file. Successful exploits can allow attackers to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. Failed exploits will result in denial-of-service conditions

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Disclosure Timeline:
Published: November 13 2012

Categories: Windows