MS06-003: Vulnerability in TNEF Decoding in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange Could Allow Remote Code Execution (902412)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Outlook or Exchange containing
a bug in the Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format (TNEF) MIME
attachment handling routine that could allow an attacker execute
arbitrary code on the remote host by sending a specially crafted

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2000, 2002, XP,
2003, Exchange 5.0, 5.5 and 2000.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 20390 ()

Bugtraq ID: 16197

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0002