detect executables embedded inside MS Office documents?
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Sun Apr 6 16:09:05 IST 2008
Ignore all previous requests for information. I've got enough of it,
The only thing I cannot handle is inserted OLE "Packages" that contain
multiple files. If someone fancies creating one of those and sending it
to me, I'll improve the Package parser to cope with it.
But it now works with files inserted into Microsoft Office documents
This will be in the next release.
I guess it's a fairly major new feature, the ability to extract embedded
files from Microsoft Office documents.
I think I'm going to have a rest now...
Warren Guy wrote:
> Julian Field wrote:
>> There are open-source programs that can extract information from OLE
>> documents (i.e. up to Office 2004). I suspect there is not a problem
>> with Office 2007/2008 documents as they are just zip archives.
>> I just wish I could remember the names of any of the stuff that reads
>> OLE documents...
> There's also the libcole library, but I can't find it on the web
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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