MS10-030: Vulnerability in Outlook Express and Windows Mail Could Allow Remote Code Execution (978542)

High Nessus Plugin ID 46312


An integer overflow vulnerability is present on the remote host due to an issue in Outlook Express / Windows Mail.


The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Outlook Express / Windows Mail that contains a flaw that could be used to cause an integer overflow, resulting in remote code execution.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need a victim to connect to a mail server under their control and send malicious responses to the victim's email client.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express and Windows Mail.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 46312

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-030.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2010/05/11

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/05/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/05/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0816

BID: 39927

OSVDB: 64530

IAVB: 2010-B-0039

MSFT: MS10-030

MSKB: 978542