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This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Office.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the "MSO.DLL" library handles a malicious ".xls" file. It may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a crafted XLS file.

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Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office for Mac
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac


System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

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