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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.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20000322 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20000322)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Cole
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Baker, Ozancin
REJECT(3) Blake, LeBlanc, Levy
Comments (Legacy)
 Blake> This is a configuration issue.  Should the fact that NT can be configured
   to accept a blank Admin password have a CVE entry?
 LeBlanc> This is documented as bad practice - if you have a wide distribution
   mailing list, you should only allow certain users to send mail to it.
   I don't think we want to start listing all possible admin errors as
 Frech> XF:microsoft-mail-client-dos(4893)
 Levy> I agree with all the above comments. Furthermore the delivery status
   notification RFC makes it clear that mailing list software should
   strip messages from DSN headers. I assume Microsoft's products are
   using the DSN standard and not something else.

Proposed (Legacy)
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