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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3897

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.
Publish Date : 2007-10-09 Last Update Date : 2011-04-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Network News Transfer Protocol Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1706 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3897

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Windows Mail Unversioned Vista Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Outlook Express 2
Microsoft Windows Mail 1

- References For CVE-2007-3897

http://secunia.com/advisories/27112
SECUNIA 27112
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/482366/100/0/threaded
HP HPSBST02280
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/481983/100/100/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071010 Re: iDefense Security Advisory 10.09.07: Microsoft Windows Mail and Outlook Express NNTP Protocol Heap Overflow
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=607
IDEFENSE 20071009 Microsoft Windows Mail and Outlook Express NNTP Protocol Heap Overflow
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018785
SECTRACK 1018785
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018786
SECTRACK 1018786
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25908
BID 25908 Microsoft Outlook Express And Windows Mail NNTP Protocol Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-10-17
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3436
VUPEN ADV-2007-3436
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms07-056
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-056
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-282A.html
CERT TA07-282A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3897

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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