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Excel Heap Corruption Vulnerability

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Microsoft Excel 2003 SP3 and 2007 SP2; Excel in Office 2007 SP2; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Excel Viewer SP2; and Office Compatibility Pack for Word Excel and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP2 do not properly parse records in Excel spreadsheets which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted spreadsheet aka "Excel Heap Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1988
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Excel 2007
  • Microsoft Excel 2003
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack
  • Microsoft Office Excel Viewer