MS11-059 - Important : Vulnerability in Data Access Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (25

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    Revision Note: V1.1 (August 10, 2011): Corrected the restart requirements for the update on all affected operating systems.
    Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a legitimate Excel file (such as a .xlsx file) that is located in the same network directory as a specially crafted library file. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the logged-on user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

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