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Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express (823353) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for ms04-018 over the registry
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to crash the remote email client.
The remote host is missing a cumulative security update for Outlook Express
which fixes a denial of service vulnerability in the Outlook Express mail
To exploit this vulnerability, a possible hacker would need to send a malformed
message to a victim on the remote host. The message will crash her version
of Outlook, thus preventing her from reading her e-mail.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Outlook Express :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
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