Security Update for Outlook Express (951066)

Published: 2008-08-19 12:38:55
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Summary:
This host is missing a critical security update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS08-048.

Technical Details:
Issue is due to the MHTML protocol handler incorrectly interprets MHTML URL redirections that could potentially bypass Internet Explorer domain restrictions when returning MHTML content.

Affected Versions:
MS Outlook Express 5.5 & 6 on MS Windows 2000 MS Outlook Express 6 on MS Windows 2003 and XP

Recommendations:
The vendor has released updates. Please see the references for more information.

Impact:
Remote attackers can construct a specially crafted Web page, information disclosure, and could read data from another Internet Explorer domain or the local computer.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-1448

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30585

References:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-048.mspx

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.1
Published
2008-08-19
Modified
2019-05-03
Category
Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

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