Vulnerability CVE-2007-4040


Published: 2007-07-27   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Argument injection vulnerability involving Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express, when certain URIs are registered, allows remote attackers to conduct cross-browser scripting attacks and execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in an unspecified URI, which are inserted into the command line when invoking the handling process, a similar issue to CVE-2007-3670.

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Microsoft -> Outlook 
Microsoft -> Outlook express 

 References:
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Jul/0557.html
http://larholm.com/2007/07/25/mozilla-protocol-abuse/

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