Microsoft Outlook Remote Buffer Overflow (deprecated)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1325

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Microsoft Outlook mail client that may be vulnerable to a buffer overflow. Specifically, it may be possible for a malicious IMAP server to send a specially crafted message to the Outlook client that will cause the exection of arbitrary code in the security context of the user.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of the mail client.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1325

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1332

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:outlook