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

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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: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/11/2010

Updated: 8/5/2020

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2010-0816


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 5/11/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/11/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0816

BID: 39927

IAVB: 2010-B-0039-S

MSFT: MS10-030

MSKB: 978542