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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Microsoft Outlook Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Outlook Attachment Header Parsing Bug Lets Remote Users Send Hidden Attachments to the Target User
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041107
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8244   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 12 2018
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2010 SP2, 2013 RT SP1, 2016, 2016 Click-to-Run
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Outlook. A remote user can send hidden attachments to the target user.

A remote user can send an email with specially attachment headers to send a hidden attachment to the target user. When the target user clicks on a link in the email, the hidden attachment will be opened or executed.

[Editor's note: Blocked files will still be blocked on the target user's system.]

Jonathan Birch of Microsoft Corporation reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can send hidden attachments to the target user.
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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