Intrusion Prevention

MS.Excel.Malformed.Record.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates a possible attempt to exploit a memory corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Excel.
The vulnerability may allow user assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain crafted records.

Affected Products

Microsoft Excel x for Mac 0
Microsoft Excel Viewer 2003 0
Microsoft Excel 2004 for Mac 0
Microsoft Excel 2003 SP1
Microsoft Excel 2003
Microsoft Excel 2002 SP3
Microsoft Excel 2002 SP2
Microsoft Excel 2002 SP1
Microsoft Excel 2002
Microsoft Excel 2000 SR1
Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3
Microsoft Excel 2000 SP2
Microsoft Excel 2000
Avaya Modular Messaging (MAS) 3.0

Impact

System compromise: remote code execution.

Recommended Actions

Apply patch,available from the web site.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-012.mspx

Other References

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