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Office Unspecified Exploit

Disclosed February 2, 2007    Fully Patched

Vulnerability Description:

A remote code execution vulnerability exists within Microsoft Office which may allow for a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code under the context of the logged in user. This vulnerability requires user interaction. In a web-based scenario (e-mail, Web site), a user would still have to open a file manually, as it would not be auto-opened.
NOTE: This information is gathered from the referenced Microsoft Advisory (932553). eEye Research is currently searching for an exploit sample to investigate the vulnerability further and will update this entry soon thereafter.

Vendors:

Microsoft

Vulnerable Software/Devices:

Office 2000
Office XP
Office 2003
Office 2004 for Mac

Vulnerability Severity:

High

Exploit Availability:

N/A

BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:

BeyondTrust's Blink® Personal Edition protects from this vulnerability.
BeyondTrust's Blink® Professional Edition protects from this vulnerability.
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

Patch:
Microsoft Security Bulletin (932554)

Mitigation:

Currently there is no mitigation for this vulnerability.

Links:

Microsoft Security Advisory (932553): Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution
CVE-2007-0671
Exploit-MSExcel.h

CVE(s):

None

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