Security Updates for Outlook C2R Information Disclosure (December 2023)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 186907

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 an information disclosure vulnerability.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?fd4508ff

http://www.nessus.org/u?2ae03d4c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 186907

File Name: smb_nt_ms23_dec_outlook_c2r.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/14/2023

Updated: 4/8/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-35636

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:outlook

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/12/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/12/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-35636

IAVA: 2023-A-0686-S