CVE-2000-0216

Current Description

Microsoft email clients in Outlook, Exchange, and Windows Messaging automatically respond to Read Receipt and Delivery Receipt tags, which could allow an attacker to flood a mail system with responses by forging a Read Receipt request that is redirected to a large distribution list.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 29, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftExchange Server********
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftOutlook********
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftWindows Messaging********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Exchange Server *
Microsoft Outlook *
Microsoft Windows Messaging *

References

NameSourceURLTags
20000229 mailbombing DoS easily exploitable against mail systems using MS mail clients.http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/ntbugtraq/2000-q1/0176.htmlNTBUGTRAQVendor Advisory