MS05-048: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Collaboration Data Objects Could Allow Remote Code Execution (907245)

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VPR Score: 6.3


A flaw in the Microsoft Collaboration Data Object could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


An unchecked buffer condition could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To execute this flaw, an attacker would need to send a malformed message via SMTP to the remote host, either by using the SMTP server (if Exchange is installed) or by sending an email to a user on the remote host.

When the email is processed by CDO, an unchecked buffer may allow cause code execution.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20001

File Name: smb_nt_ms05-048.nasl

Version: 1.33

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 10/11/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/11/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1987

BID: 15067

MSFT: MS05-048

CERT: 883460

MSKB: 901017, 906780