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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Microsoft Outlook Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook May Fail to Delete Outlook Data From the PST File
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1007599
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 1 2003
Impact:   Disclosure of user information

Version(s): Tested on Outlook 2000 SP3 ( on Windows 2000 SP4 and on Outlook 2002 (10.2627.2625) on Windows XP Professional SP1
Description:   An information disclosure vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Outlook. A local user may be able to obtain the target user's previously deleted Outlook contact data from the Outlook PST file.

Secure Target Network reported that when a target user deletes various Outlook data (e.g., contacts, tasks, notes), the data may not be removed from the Outlook PST file (located in '%windrive%\Documents and Settings\User Profile\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\outlook').

It is reported that a physically local user can view the contents of backed up copies of the file.

Impact:   A physically local user may be able to view previously deleted Outlook data.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [Full-Disclosure] Microsoft Outlook PST Exposure

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