Vulnerability found in Microsoft Excel

Monday, 19 June 2006, 12:41 AM EST

A new vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Corp.'s Excel spreadsheet program, just a few days after the company fixed problems with several of its applications in its monthly patch distribution.

One customer reported an attack using the vulnerability, which comes from an e-mail with a malicious Excel document attached, wrote Mike Reavey, Microsoft security program manager, on the company's security blog.

At Computerworld.

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