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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Microsoft Outlook Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1042132
SecurityTracker URL:  https://securitytracker.com/id/1042132
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8579   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 14 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Microsoft Office 2019; Office 365 ProPlus
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Outlook. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can attach a specially crafted file that will be accessible to anonymous users instead of specific users.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8579

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8579 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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