Security Updates for Outlook (June 2018)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110499

Synopsis

The Microsoft Outlook application installed on the remote host is missing a security update.

Description

The 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)

Solution

Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
-KB4022205
-KB4022169
-KB4022160

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3a742cfc

http://www.nessus.org/u?9ae314ee

http://www.nessus.org/u?11615a33

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110499

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_jun_outlook.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/06/12

Modified: 2018/06/14

Dependencies: 27524, 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:outlook

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8244

MSKB: 4022205, 4022169, 4022160

MSFT: MS18-4022205, MS18-4022169, MS18-4022160

IAVA: 2018-A-0190