Vulnerability

(MS12-076) Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2720184)

Publish date: November 14, 2012

CVE-2012-1885,CVE-2012-1886,CVE-2012-1887,CVE-2012-2543

SEVERITY

HIGH

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DESCRIPTION

This patch addresses vulnerabilities existing in Microsoft Office, which could allow remote code execution once users opens a specially crafted Excel file.

Once remote attackers exploited these vulnerabilities, they could gain the same user rights, which can possibly lead to compromising the system security.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Excel Viewer
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
  • Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac
  • Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3

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