MS04-013: Cumulative Update for Outlook Express (837009)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web
client.

Description :

The remote host has a version of Outlook Express that has a bug in its
MHTML URL processor that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary
code on this host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a malformed email
to a user of this host using Outlook, or would need to lure him into
visiting a rogue website.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-013

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and
2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 12208 ()

Bugtraq ID: 9105
9107
9658

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0380