Current Description

Buffer overflow in Outlook Express 4.x allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a mail or news message that has a .jpg or .bmp attachment with a long file name.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 12, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
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
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftOutlook Express4.0*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftOutlook Express4.01*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftOutlook Express4.27.3110.1*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftOutlook Express4.72.2106.4*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftOutlook Express4.72.3120.0*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftOutlook Express4.72.3612.1700*******

Vulnerable Software List

Microsoft Outlook Express 4.0, 4.01, 4.27.3110.1, 4.72.2106.4, 4.72.3120.0, 4.72.3612.1700
Microsoft Outlook 98


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