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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2009-0238
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 01:29:59
Published 25 Feb 2009 11:30:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2009-0238

Summary

Microsoft Office Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 SP1; Excel Viewer 2003 Gold and SP3; Excel Viewer; Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1; and Excel in Microsoft Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Excel document that triggers an access attempt on an invalid object, as exploited in the wild in February 2009 by Trojan.Mdropper.AC.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Excel 2004

  • Microsoft Excel Viewer

  • Microsoft Office 2008

  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 2007

  • Microsoft Office Excel 2000

  • Microsoft Office Excel 2002

  • Microsoft Office Excel 2003

  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007

  • Microsoft Office Excel Viewer

  • Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2003


References

CERT - TA09-104A

XF - ms-excel-unspecified-code-execution(48875)

VUPEN - ADV-2009-1023

MISC - http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2009-022310-4202-99

BID - 33870

MS - MS09-009

CONFIRM - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/968272.mspx

SECTRACK - 1021744

MISC - http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=5923

MISC - http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=2658

Related Patches

MS09-009 968557 960000 Security Update for Excel Viewer 2007 (All Languages)

MS09-009 968557 959993 (English/MUI) Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2003

MS09-009 968557 968695 Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Update 11.5.4

MS09-009 968557 968694 Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Update 12.1.7


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:50:10