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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Outlook Express Multiple Vulnerabilities (900930)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for Microsoft Hotfix 900930

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Denial of Service can be launched against Outlook Express client.

Description :

The remote host runs a version of Outlook Express which contains multiple
vulnerabilities.

A possible hacker may exploit these vulnerabilities to disable the Outlook Express
client of a victim.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a malformed e-mail
message to a victim and wait for him to read it using outlook.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP :

Solution : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/900930/EN-US/

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:NR/C:N/A:P/I:N/B:A)

Networks Security ID: 14225

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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