This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing files within Microsoft Outlook. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Microsoft Outlook: 2010 Service Pack 2, 2013 RT Service Pack 1, 2013 Service Pack 1, 2016
Microsoft Office: 365 ProPlus, 2010, 2010 SP2, 2013, 2013 RT, 2016, 2019CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.