Microsoft Office Excel 2007 SP1 and SP2; Office 2008 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Office Excel Viewer SP1 and SP2; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 and SP2; and Office SharePoint Server 2007 SP1 and SP2 do not validate ZIP headers during decompression of Open XML (.XLSX) documents, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted document that triggers access to uninitialized memory locations, aka "Microsoft Office Excel XLSX File Parsing Code Execution 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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Advisory; Patch Information
20100309 ZDI-10-025: Microsoft Office Excel XLSX File Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
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