Excel in 2007 Microsoft Office System SP1 and SP2; Microsoft Office Excel Viewer; and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 and SP2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a BIFF file with a malformed Qsir (0x806) record object, aka "Record Pointer Corruption Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20090610 ZDI-09-040: Microsoft Office Excel QSIR Record Pointer Corruption Vulnerability
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