vulnerability announce CVE-2011-1975
Microsoft DAC, Excel: code execution via DLL Preload
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can use a malicious DLL in order to execute code in Data Access Components, when an Excel file is opened.Impacted products:
Office, Excel, Windows 2008, Windows 7.
2560656, BID-49026, CVE-2011-1975, MS11-059, VIGILANCE-VUL-10897.
Description of the vulnerability
Microsoft Windows Data Access Components offer database features.
The Microsoft Excel program loads a DLL library via Windows DAC 6.0 when it starts.
However, the library is loaded insecurely. An attacker can thus use the VIGILANCE-VUL-9879 vulnerability to execute code.
An attacker can therefore use a malicious DLL in order to execute code in Data Access Components, when an Excel file is opened.Complete Vigil@nce bulletin....
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