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Network News Transfer Protocol Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1706

Heap-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Outlook Express 6 and earlier and Windows Mail for Vista allows remote Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) servers to execute arbitrary code via long NNTP responses that trigger memory corruption.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-3897
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Outlook Express