27112 : Microsoft Outlook OVCtl.OVCtl.1 ActiveX NewDefaultItem Method NULL Dereference DoS Weakness
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Microsoft Outlook contains a NULL pointer dereference flaw in the OVCtl.OVCtl.1 ActiveX control that is triggered when calling the 'NewDefaultItem' method. With a specially crafted web page, a context-dependent attacker can crash the browser.


Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related, Not a Vulnerability


Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.


Unknown or Incomplete



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-07-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1


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