MS KB900930: Microsoft Outlook Express Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

A denial of service attack can be launched against the remote Outlook
Express install.

Description :

The remote host runs a version of Outlook Express that contains
multiple vulnerabilities.

An attacker may exploit these vulnerabilities to disable the Outlook
Express client of a victim.

To exploit these issues, an attacker would need to send a malformed
email message to a victim and wait for him to read it using outlook.

See also :

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/900930/EN-US/

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 18680 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14225

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2226

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