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Vulnerability in Exchange Server 5.5 Outlook Web Access XSS (842436) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for ms04-026 via the registry

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server runs a script vulnerable to cross site scripting

Description :

The remote host runs Outlook Web Access.

Outlook Web Access is a service for Microsoft Exchange, which provides
web-based email, calendaring and contact management to end users.

The remote version of Outlook Web Access is vulnerable to a cross-site
scripting vulnerability which may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary
java script in the security context of a victim using this service.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a specially crafted
message to a victim using Outlook Web Access. When the victim reads the
message, the bug in Outlook Web Access triggers and cause the execution
of the script sent by the attacker.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for OWA for Exchange 5.5 :

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3

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