Microsoft Outlook Express cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Outlook Express (Mail Client Software) (affected version not known) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. Impacted is integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors. CVE summarizes:

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.

The weakness was presented 07/27/2007 as not defined mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). The advisory is shared for download at seclists.org. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2007-4040 since 07/27/2007. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 10/24/2017). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See 38047 for similar entry.

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Vendor: https://www.microsoft.com/

Advisory: seclists.org
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CVE: CVE-2007-4040 (🔍)
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Created: 03/15/2015 03:58 PM
Updated: 10/24/2017 09:07 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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