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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Microsoft Outlook Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook Attachment Handling Flaw Lets Remote Users Embed Untrusted Fonts in the Body of an Email
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041274
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041274
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8310   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 11 2018
Impact:   Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2010 SP2, 2013 SP1, 2013 RT SP1, 2016, 2016 Click-to-Run (C2R)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Outlook. A remote user can inject untrusted fonts into an email.

A remote user can send a specially crafted email and attachment to the target user that, when viewed by the target user, will render untrusted TrueType fonts in the body of the email message.

Jonathan Birch of Microsoft Corporation reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can inject untrusted fonts into an email sent to the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8310
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=524361d9-08ba-434f-a4f6-8006f30c15c0
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=679f1fca-11e5-43fd-b9f5-3e12a77621c4
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=81ab1870-0a3c-4807-9a1f-5451b5450714
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=e2c3d905-ebc1-446e-8170-3642f1a52729
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=2dc0f13f-3fc3-4ddd-883e-0620518ff6f4
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=563d2e51-402d-48f2-9a05-482bd6d1b82f
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ac1c84ff-03b0-4a0d-a0d0-4f974c8b168d
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=b9da7690-236b-4b08-8b51-56d83ee8787b

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8310 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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