MS05-030: Vulnerability in Outlook Express Could Allow Remote Code Execution (897715)
High Nessus Plugin ID 18489
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the email client.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of Microsoft Outlook Express that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.
To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to lure a user to connect to a rogue NNTP (news) server sending malformed replies to several queries.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express.