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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Microsoft Outlook Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook Files Processing Flaws and Export File Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1042110
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1042110
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8522, CVE-2018-8524, CVE-2018-8576, CVE-2018-8582   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 13 2018
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2010 SP2, 2013 RT SP1, 2016, Microsoft Office 2019; Office 365 ProPlus
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Outlook. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system with the privileges of the target user [CVE-2018-8522, CVE-2018-8524, CVE-2018-8576].

The Preview Pane is not an attack vector.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute modified rule export files ('.rwz') on the target user's system with the privileges of the target user [CVE-2018-8582].

Yonghui Han of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content 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:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8522
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8524
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8576
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8582

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8522 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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