|CVSS SCORE||7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)|
|TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION||Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID ['12480']. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The specific flaw exists within the parsing of Series records. The code within Excel.exe makes an assumption about the data types within a Series record and can be made to write beyond the bounds of a heap buffer when a specific combination of fields are set to unexpected values. This corruption can be leveraged to achieve code execution under the context of the user running the application.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: