Microsoft Excel, part of the Microsoft Office product suite, is a spreadsheet application for Windows and Macintosh platforms.
A memory corruption vulnerability allows command execution when a user opens an Excel spreadsheet containing specially crafted TXO and OBJ records.
Apply the update referenced in Microsoft Security Bulletin 08-074.
Exploit works on Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3 and requires a user to open the exploit file.
After opening the exploit file, there may be a delay before the connection is established.