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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Microsoft Outlook Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Office Outlook File Parsing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039011
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8663   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 27 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2007 SP3, 2010 SP2, 2013 SP1, 2013 RT SP1, 2016, 2010 C2R, 2013 C2R, 2016 C2R
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Office Outlook. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create an email message with a specially crafted file that, when opened by the target user, will trigger a parsing error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Chris Antos of the Microsoft Outlook Security Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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