MS08-048: Security Update for Outlook Express and Windows Mail (951066)

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Synopsis :

An information disclosure vulnerability is present on the remote host
due to an issue in Outlook Express / Microsoft Mail

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Outlook Express which
contains a flaw that might be used to cause an information disclosure.

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/MS08-048

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 33877 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30585

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1448