MS07-056: Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express and Windows Mail (941202)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 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 several security flaws 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 email
to a victim on the remote host and have him open it.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS07-056

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express and Windows
Mail.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 26962 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25908

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3897