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Excel Bug Bites

Excel is apparently vulnerable to remote code execution attacks, and Microsoft is trying to figure out why and how to fix it.

Symantec found the bug and came up the clever name: Trojan.Mdropper.AC. The attack works through a malicious spreadsheet that's masked by a legit file when the user opens it. Microsoft is working on a patch and points out the attacks have been limited so far.

Posted by Doug Barney on March 02, 2009 at 11:53 AM


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