31254 : Microsoft Outlook Advanced Find .oss File Handling Remote Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2007-01-09

Description

A local overflow exists in Outlook. The Advanced Search function fails to validate the contents of .oss files resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted file, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required, Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Outlook
2000
2002
2003

References

Tools & Filters

23999

Snort

9847

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2007-01-10 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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