Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Excel and WordPad Text Converter



Impact:

An unspecified remote code-execution vulnerability has been identified in Microsoft Office Excel, which could be exploited by remote attackers to take complete control of an affected system, or cause the application to crash.

This issue affects all versions of Microsoft Office Excel, with a potential to allow arbitrary malicious code to run in the context of the user running the application and leads to a crash in Excel.

Prevention:

  • Do not open or save email attachment from Unknown,Untrusted or Trusted sources.
  • Practice extreme caution when browsing the internet or clicking on links in emails especially on "Untrusted websites".


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