Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attempt to exploit a remote Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Excel.
The vulnerability can be exploited via a malformed Excel file containing multiple active worksheets, causing memory corruption. As a result, a remote attacker can crash the application and may also be able to execute arbitrary code on the system.

Affected Products

Microsoft Excel 2003 SP2
Microsoft Excel 2002 SP3


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

Recommended Actions

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CVE References