A vulnerability has been discovered in Outlook Express, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system via websites or HTML emails.
The vulnerability is caused due to a weakness in the way MHTML URLs are handled. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary code in the "Local Machine" security zone with the privileges of the current user.
MHTML URLs are handled by Outlook Express. However, Outlook and Internet Explorer can also be used as attack vectors.
This advisory describes the same issue as: SA10523
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Subject: Microsoft Outlook Express MHTML URL Processing Vulnerability
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