MS05-030: Vulnerability in Outlook Express Could Allow Remote Code Execution (897715)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Outlook Express that
could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to lure a user to connect
to a rogue NNTP (news) server sending malformed replies to several
queries.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms05-030

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 18489 ()

Bugtraq ID: 13951

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1213