MS08-056: Microsoft Office CDO Protocol (cdo:) Content-Disposition: Attachment Header XSS (957699)

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Synopsis :

The remote installation of Microsoft Office is vulnerable to an
information disclosure flaw.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office that is
subject to an information disclosure flaw.

When a user clicks on a special CDO URL, an attacker could inject a
client side script that could be used to disclose information.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue CDO URL to a user of
the remote computer and have it click it.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS08-056

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office XP.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 34401 ()

Bugtraq ID: 31693

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4020