MS06-016: Vulnerability in Outlook Express Could Allow Remote Code Execution (911567)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a malformed
Windows Address Book (.wab) file to a victim on the remote host and
have him open the file.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 21213 ()

Bugtraq ID: 17459

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0014