MS08-015: Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Remote Code Execution (949031)

high Nessus Plugin ID 31414


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the email client.


The remote host is running a version of outlook or exchange that is vulnerable to a bug when processing a specially malformed URI mailto link, which can let an attacker execute arbitrary code on the remote host by sending a specially crafted email.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Outlook 2000, XP, 2003 and 2007.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31414

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-015.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/11/2008

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:works

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/11/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/11/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0110

BID: 28147

CWE: 94

CERT: 393305

MSFT: MS08-015

MSKB: 945432, 946983, 946985, 946986