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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-1999-1055
Last Modified 09 Sep 2008 08:36:47
Published 31 Dec 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Microsoft Excel 97 does not warn the user before executing worksheet functions, which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary commands by using the CALL function to execute a malicious DLL, aka the Excel "CALL Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Excel 97


XF - excel-call(1737)

MS - MS98-018

BID - 179

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:16