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CVE-2007-3897 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=607 Broken Link
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018785 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018786 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/481983/100/100/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482366/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25908 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-282A.html Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3436 Permissions Required Third Party Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2007/ms07-056 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1706 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:outlook_express:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
6.0
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:outlook_express:6.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_mail:-:*:*:*:*:vista:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3897
NVD Published Date:
10/09/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019