MS10-045: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Outlook Could Allow Remote Code Execution (978212)

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Synopsis :

The version of Microsoft Office installed on the remote Windows host
has a code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The Outlook component of Microsoft Office has a remote code execution
vulnerability. Opening an attachment in a specially crafted email can
result in arbitrary code execution.

A remote attacker could exploit this by sending a user an email and
tricking them into opening a malicious attachment, resulting in code

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office XP, 2003 and

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 47713 ()

Bugtraq ID: 41446

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0266

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