|CVSS SCORE||6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)|
|TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION||TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 20833. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The specific flaw exists within the handling of binary Excel files (.xlsb). By providing a malformed file, an attacker can cause a pointer to be re-used after it has been freed. An attacker could leverage this to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current user.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Steven Seeley of Source Incite