Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail (941202)
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4236
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the email client.
DescriptionArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the email client. The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Outlook Express that contains several security flaws that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a malformed email to a victim on the remote host and have him open it.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express and Windows Mail.