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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2000-0216
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:03:19
Published 29 Feb 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-0216

Summary

Microsoft email clients in Outlook, Exchange, and Windows Messaging automatically respond to Read Receipt and Delivery Receipt tags, which could allow an attacker to flood a mail system with responses by forging a Read Receipt request that is redirected to a large distribution list.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Exchange Server

  • Microsoft Outlook

  • Microsoft Windows Messaging


References

NTBUGTRAQ - 20000229 mailbombing DoS easily exploitable against mail systems using MS mail clients.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:36