Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1179

Buffer overflow in the S/MIME Parsing capability in Microsoft Outlook Express 5.5 and 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a digitally signed email with a long "From" address, which triggers the overflow when the user views or previews the message.
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code
Published 2002-10-28 05:00:00
Updated 2018-10-12 21:32:02
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2002-1179

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 59.75%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 97 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

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