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Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2012-5672
Last Modified 08 Nov 2012 12:00:00
Published 25 Oct 2012 06:51:29
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE



Microsoft Excel Viewer (aka Xlview.exe) and Excel in Microsoft Office 2007 (aka Office 12) allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (read access violation and application crash) via a crafted spreadsheet file, as demonstrated by a .xls file with battery voltage data.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Excel 2007

  • Microsoft Excel Viewer

  • Microsoft Office 2007


BUGTRAQ - 20121010 Microsoft Office Excel ReadAV Arbitrary Code Execution

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:44:48