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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS07-044 Vulnerability in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (940965) Microsoft Office Critical 16-08-2007

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Excel file.
Detailed Information on the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way Excel handles malformed Excel files. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by sending a malformed file which could be included as an e-mail attachment, or hosted on a malicious or compromised Web site.Further information on this exploit is available at : MS07-044

Affected Software

Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac
Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3