Intrusion Prevention

MS.Excel.xf.Record.Parsing.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a memory-corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Office Excel 2003.
The vulnerability is due to a memory corruption error when handling a .xls file with specially crafted xf record.

Affected Products

Microsoft Office Excel 2003

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade your excel 2003 to the latest version.