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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2005-4840
Last Modified 29 Oct 2010 12:00:00
Published 31 Dec 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-4840

Summary

The Outlook Express Address Book control, when using Internet Explorer 6, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference and browser crash) by creating the OutlookExpress.AddressBook COM object, which is not intended for use within Internet Explorer.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Outlook Express Book Control


References

XF - outlook-addressbook-activex-dos(34755)

BUGTRAQ - 20070606 IE 6 / MS Office Outlook Express Address Book Activex DoS

BUGTRAQ - 20050301 IObjectSafety and Internet Explorer

OSVDB - 26836

MISC - http://browserfun.blogspot.com/2006/07/mobb-3-outlookexpressaddressbook_02.html


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:28