MS06-076: Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express (923694)

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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 may 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 :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 23835 ()

Bugtraq ID: 21501

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2386