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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Excel Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Excel Workspace Index Validation Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018561
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018561
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3890   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 14 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Office 2000 SP3, XP SP3, 2003 SP2; and prior service packs; 2004 for Mac
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Excel. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create an Excel file with a specially crafted index value for a Workspace that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Microsoft Excel Viewer 2003 is affected.

Dyon Balding of Secunia reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=082B98F7-9556-4F1F-823A-C41DDF5A7C9A

Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=91308769-2577-4F9F-8209-06F2C8C8A86F

Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B0130E9E-8845-4D79-AAA1-A21CC9388ABE

Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac:

http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloads.aspx#Office2004

A restart is not required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-044.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-044.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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