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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2011-0979
Last Modified 15 Jan 2013 12:00:00
Published 10 Feb 2011 02:00:01
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2011-0979

Summary

Microsoft Excel 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2, and 2010; Office 2004, 2008, and 2011 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; and Excel Viewer SP2 do not properly handle errors during the parsing of Office Art records in Excel spreadsheets, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed object record, related to a "stray reference," aka "Excel Linked List Corruption Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Excel -

  • Microsoft Excel 2002

  • Microsoft Excel 2003

  • Microsoft Excel 2007

  • Microsoft Excel 2010

  • Microsoft Excel Viewer

  • Microsoft Excel Viewer -

  • Microsoft Office 2004

  • Microsoft Office 2008

  • Microsoft Office 2011

  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 2007

  • Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter


References

CERT - TA11-102A

MS - MS11-021

MISC - http://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-041/

VUPEN - ADV-2011-0940

SECTRACK - 1025337

SECUNIA - 43231

SECUNIA - 39122

OSVDB - 70904

MISC - http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2011/02/07/zdi-disclosure-microsoft

Related Patches

MS11-021 Security Update for Microsoft Excel 2010, 32-Bit Edition (KB2466146)

MS11-021 Security Update for Microsoft Excel 2010, 64-Bit Edition (KB2466146)

MS11-021 2489279 2466158 Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2007 (All Languages)

MS11-022 MS11-021 2489283 2489279 2525412 Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac Update 14.1.0


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:01:38