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Vulnerability in TNEF Decoding in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange Could Allow Remote Code Executio (902412) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of OutLook / Exchange

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the email client or
the email server.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of outlook or exchange which is vulnerable
to a bug in the Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format (TNEF) MIME attachment
handling routine which may allow a possible hacker execute arbitrary code on the remote
host by sending a specially crafted email.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2000, 2002, XP, 2003,
Exchange 5.0, 5.5 and 2000 :

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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