Fortinet Discovers Microsoft Excel Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Office Excel.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Oct 05, 2010
Users should apply the solution provided by Microsoft.
The vulnerability is triggered when opening and rendering an Excel file. A remote attacker could craft a malicious document which exploits this vulnerability, allowing them to compromise a system.
Bing Liu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs