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Outlook Express Multiple Vulnerabilities (900930) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for Microsoft Hotfix 900930
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Denial of Service can be launched against Outlook Express client.
The remote host runs a version of Outlook Express which contains multiple
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.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP :
Solution : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/900930/EN-US/
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
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