Intrusion Prevention

MS.Excel.OBJ_5d.Record.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a remote Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Excel.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Excel 2002 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Excel 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
Open XML File Format Converter for Mac
Microsoft Excel Viewer Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats Service Pack 2

Impact

Memory Corruption

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS11-021.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2011-0980