MS08-039: Vulnerabilities in Outlook Web Access for Exchange Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (953747)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 33443


The remote web server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting issues.


The remote host is running a version of Outlook Web Access (OWA) for Exchange Server that is vulnerable to multiple cross-site scripting issues in the HTML parser and Data validation code.

These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to elevate his privileges by convincing a user to open a malformed email.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for OWA 2003 and 2007.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33443

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-039.nasl

Version: 1.30

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/8/2008

Updated: 1/26/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:exchange_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/8/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/8/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2247, CVE-2008-2248

BID: 30078, 30130

CWE: 79

MSFT: MS08-039

MSKB: 950159

IAVT: 2008-T-0033-S