Microsoft Outlook Express IMAP Client literal_size Remote Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1096

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote e-mail client is Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106 which is vulnerable to a boundary condition error whereby a malicious IMAP server may be able to crash or execute code on the client.

Solution

Install latest OE service pack.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1096

Family: IMAP Servers

Published: 2005/10/11

Modified: 2016/04/29

Dependencies: 1332

Risk Information

Risk Factor: MediumMedium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:PCVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:ND/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:outlook_express

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0301