Alert: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-033 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (886836)

From: Russ Cooper (Russ.Cooper_at_TRUSECURE.CA)
Date: 10/12/04

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    Date:         Tue, 12 Oct 2004 13:24:01 -0400
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    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-033:
    Vulnerability in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (886836)

    Bulletin URL:
    <http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-033.mspx>

    Version Number: 1.0
    Issued Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2004
    Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution
    Maximum Severity Rating: Critical
    Patch(es) Replaced: MS03-050
    Caveats: None

    Tested Software:
    Affected Software:
    ------------------
    * Microsoft Office 2000 Software Service Pack 3 Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 Software:
    - Excel 2000
    <http://tinyurl.com/4axtn>
    * Microsoft Office XP Software Service Pack 2 Microsoft Office XP Software:
    - Excel 2002
    <http://tinyurl.com/62clp>
    * Microsoft Office 2001 for Mac Microsoft Office 2001 for Mac:
    - Excel 2001 for Mac
    <http://tinyurl.com/566po>
    * Microsoft Office v. X for Mac Microsoft Office v. X for Mac:
    - Excel v. X for Mac
    <http://tinyurl.com/6vzhq>

    Technical Description:
    ----------------------
    * Excel Vulnerability - CAN-2004-0846: A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Excel. If a user is logged on with administrative privileges, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of the affected system.

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    Russ - Senior Scientist - TruSecure Corporation/NTBugtraq Editor

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