detect executables embedded inside MS Office documents?

Scott Silva ssilva at
Mon Apr 7 00:00:45 IST 2008

on 4-6-2008 8:09 AM Julian Field spake the following:
> Ignore all previous requests for information. I've got enough of it, 
> pretty much.
> 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 
> just fine.
> 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...
Poking another hole in the Microsoft armor was a big task. A well deserved 
rest it will be!!

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