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CVE-2002-1179

CVE information

Published

19 years ago

Last Modified

3 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

Buffer overflow in the S/MIME Parsing capability in Microsoft Outlook Express 5.5 and 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a digitally signed email with a long "From" address, which triggers the overflow when the user views or previews the message..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:outlook_express:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:outlook_express:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -