MS06-016: Vulnerability in Outlook Express Could Allow Remote Code Execution (911567)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21213
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 may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.
To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a malformed Windows Address Book (.wab) file to a victim on the remote host and have him open the file.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express.