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Microsoft Confirms Excel Flaw - and Suggests Defenses

Information available from ZD Net on how to fight Excel security vulnerabilities in Office 2003

Microsoft confirms Excel flaw; outlines defense by ZDNet's Larry Dignan -- The Microsoft Security Response Center has confirmed ongoing attacks against Excel and is recommending that users either run files through a tool that strips out exploit code or block Office 2003 and earlier formats except for those from trusted locations. In its advisory MSRC late Tuesday said: Microsoft is investigating new public reports of vulnerability in Microsoft [...]

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