Friday, June 16, 2006

Reports of Excel 0-Day (NEW)

from SANS - Internet Storm Center - Cooperative Cyber Threat Monitor And Alert System.

Reports of Excel 0-Day (NEW)
Published: 2006-06-16,Last Updated: 2006-06-16 06:02:01 UTC by Scott Fendley (Version: 1)
Microsoft has received a report of a new 0-day vulnerability involving Excel. They are currently investigating this issue and will issue more information on workarounds as it becomes available. They are currently blogging about it at so check that site for more information as it becomes available.In the meantime, we continue to recommend the same defenses we recommended with the Word 0-day from last month located at These very general best practices should help alleviate the danger until Microsoft releases a patch or more specific workarounds.

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