Security Updates for Outlook (July 2019)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 126585


The Microsoft Outlook application installed on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability.


The Microsoft Outlook application installed on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability:

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Exchange allows creation of entities with Display Names having non-printable characters. An authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating entities with invalid display names, which, when added to conversations, remain invisible. (CVE-2019-1084)


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

For Office 365, Office 2016 C2R, or Office 2019, ensure automatic updates are enabled or open any office app and manually perform an update.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 126585

File Name: smb_nt_ms19_jul_outlook.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2019/07/09

Updated: 2019/10/18

Dependencies: 13855, 27524, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-1084

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:outlook

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/07/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-1084

BID: 108929

MSKB: 4464592, 4475509, 4475517

MSFT: MS19-4464592, MS19-4475509, MS19-4475517