MS06-043: Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (920214)

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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 contains a security flaw that could allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a malformed HTML
email to a victim on the remote host and have him open it.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22185 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18198

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2766