A vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office Excel that could result in remote code execution.
A vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office Excel that could result in remote code execution. The vulnerability is in the way that Excel handles specially crafted Excel files. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to take complete control of an affected system.Attack Vector
Maliciously Crafted FileUser Interaction
no user interaction is neededVendor Status
Responded and patchedVulnerable Systems
Vendor has provided a patch.2010-09-10
A proof of concept has been released.
The vendor has released an update to address this issue
(MS10-038) Microsoft Office Excel RTD Memory Corruption Vulnerability (2027452)