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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the email
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
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 18489 ()
Bugtraq ID: 13951
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1213
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