MS08-015: Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Remote Code Execution (949031)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of outlook or exchange that is vulnerable
to a bug when processing a specially malformed URI mailto link, which can let an
attacker execute arbitrary code on the remote host by sending a specially crafted
email.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS08-015

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Outlook 2000, XP, 2003 and
2007.

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: 31414 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28147

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0110