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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Office. Exploitation requires that the attacker coerce the target user into opening a malicious .XLS file.
The specific flaw exists within the parsing of the BIFF file format used by Microsoft Excel. During the processing of malformed DATETIME records, user-supplied data may be insecurely referenced thereby leading to the eventual execution of arbitrary code.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Manuel Santamarina Suarez