MS05-029: Vulnerability in Exchange Server 5.5 Outlook Web Access XSS (895179)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18488
SynopsisThe remote Web Server contains a script that is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of the Outlook Web Access that is affected by a cross-site scripting flaw.
This vulnerability could allow an attacker to convince a user to run a malicious script. If this malicious script is run, it would execute in the security context of the user.
Attempts to exploit this vulnerability require user interaction.
This vulnerability could allow an attacker access to any data on the Outlook Web Access server that was accessible to the individual user.
It may also be possible to exploit the vulnerability to manipulate Web browser caches and intermediate proxy server caches, and put spoofed content in those caches.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a patch for OWA for Exchange 5.5.