Vulnerability Note VU#271860
Microsoft Outlook fails to properly parse Office Saved Searches (.oss) files
A vulnerability exists in the way Microsoft Outlook handles Office Saved Searches (.oss). This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
Office Saved Searches (.oss) contain views of e-mail items that satisfy previous search criteria.
Microsoft Outlook fails to properly parse Office Saved Searches (.oss) files. This vulnerability can be triggered when a user opens a specially crafted .oss file. Exploitation of this vulnerability may corrupt system memory, possibly resulting in the exploitation of arbitrary code.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Outlook.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||09 Jan 2007|
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Microsoft reported this vulnerability in MS07-003. Microsoft credits Stuart Pearson for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Katie Steiner.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2007-0034
- Date Public: 09 Jan 2007
- Date First Published: 09 Jan 2007
- Date Last Updated: 26 Jan 2007
- Severity Metric: 22.03
- Document Revision: 21
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