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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Microsoft Outlook Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Office Outlook File Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039012
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8571   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 27 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2007 SP3, 2010 SP2, 2013 SP1, 2013 RT SP1, 2016, 2010 C2R, 2013 C2R, 2016 C2R
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Office Outlook. A remote user can cause arbitrary commands to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted document file that, when loaded by the target user and when a specific cell is clicked on by the target user, will trigger an input handling flaw and execute arbitrary commands on the target user's system.

Nicolas Joly of MSRCE UK reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded and interacted with by the target user, will execute arbitrary commands on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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