Information disclosure in Microsoft Outlook

Published: 2019-01-08
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-0559
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Microsoft Outlook
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Microsoft Office
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU16877

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-0559

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper input validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to disclose sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when processing certain types of messages. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted email to the victim and collect potentially sensitive information.


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Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Outlook: 2010 Service Pack 2 - 2019

Microsoft Office: 365 ProPlus - 2019

CPE2.3 External links

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