User credentials disclosure in Universal Outlook in Windows 10

Published: 2016-08-10 14:01:14
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2016-3312
CVSSv3 3.2 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Windows
Vulnerable software versions Windows 10
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Credentials disclosure in ActiveSyncProvider

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in Universal Outlook, which fails to establish secure connection to the server. A remote attacker can launch a man-in-the-middle (MiTM) or spoofing attack and obtain username and password of the target user.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability my allow an attacker to obtain user credentials and use them in further attacks.

External links

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms16-103.aspx

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