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This vulnerability allows 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 during the processing of malformed charts embedded within a Word document. Upon closing the document, certain pointers are corrupted with data direclty from the file. A later dereference of these corrupted pointers can result in code execution.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Arnaud Dovi 'class101' http://heapoverflow.com