Security Updates for Outlook (October 2018)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118014


The Microsoft Outlook application installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The Microsoft Outlook application installed on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities including a remote code execution vulnerability requiring user interaction. See Microsoft Security Advisory ADV180026 for more information.


Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118014

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_oct_outlook.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/10/09

Updated: 2018/10/11

Dependencies: 57033, 13855, 27524

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Score based on analysis of the vendor advisory.

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2018/10/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/09

Reference Information

MSKB: 4092477, 4461440, 4227170

MSFT: MS18-4092477, MS18-4461440, MS18-4227170