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

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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 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 :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-043

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22185 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18198

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2766