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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Excel Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Excel Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information from Memory on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038244
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-0194   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 12 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Excel 2007 SP3, 2010 SP2; Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Excel. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted document that, when loaded by the target user via Microsoft Excel, will access potentially sensitive information from memory on the target user's system.

Qiang Liu of McAfee reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available at:

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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