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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917285) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of Excel.exe
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft Excel
The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Excel
which is subject to various flaws which may allow arbitrary code to be run.
A possible hacker may use this to execute arbitrary code on this host.
To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to
a user of the remote computer and have it open it with
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Excel 2000, XP and 2003 :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
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