Vulnerability Info

Risk
5 Critical
Affected Software
  • Office Excel
Impact
Remote code execution.

Fortinet Discovers Microsoft Office Excel Code Execute Vulnerability


Summary

Fortinet Discovers Microsoft Office Excel Code Execute Vulnerability.

Solutions

FortiGuard Labs released the following signature which covers this specific vulnerability:

MS.Excel.OBJ.Subrecord.Code.Execution



Additional Information


References


Acknowledgement

Haifei Li of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team
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