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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Remote Code
11 September 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Microsoft Outlook
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Administrator Compromise -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2013-3870
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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-068 - Critical
Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2756473)
Published Date: September 10, 2013
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft
Outlook. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens
or previews a specially crafted email message using an affected edition of
Microsoft Outlook. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability
could gain the same user rights as the local user. Users whose accounts are
configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than
users who operate with administrative user rights.
This security update is rated Critical for all supported editions of Microsoft
Outlook 2007 and Microsoft Outlook 2010.
Microsoft Outlook 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Message Certificate Vulnerability - CVE-2013-3870
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Outlook
parses specially crafted S/MIME email messages. An attacker who successfully
exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.
An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or
create new accounts with full user rights.
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