Intrusion Prevention

MS.Excel.File.Handling.NULL.Pointer.Dereference.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Microsoft Excel.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted ".XLS" file. It allows a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service.

Affected Products

Microsoft Excel 2003 SP2
Microsoft Excel 2003 SP1
Microsoft Excel 2003

Impact

Denial of Service.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any official patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2007-1239