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ZDI-08-048: Microsoft Excel COUNTRY Record Memory Corruption Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-048 August 12, 2008
The specific flaw exists within the parsing of the BIFF file format used by Microsoft Excel. During the processing of a malformed Country (0x8c) record, user-supplied data may be used in a memory copy operation resulting in memory corruption. If successfully exploited remote control of the affected system can be obtained under the credentials of the currently logged in user.
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