Security Updates for Outlook (June 2018)
High Nessus Plugin ID 110499
SynopsisThe Microsoft Outlook application installed on the remote host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe Microsoft Outlook application installed on the remote host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability :
- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Microsoft Outlook does not validate attachment headers properly. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could send an email with hidden attachments that would be opened or executed once a victim clicks a link within the email. Note that this does not bypass attachment filters, so blocked attachments will still be excluded. (CVE-2018-8244)
SolutionMicrosoft has released the following security updates to address this issue: