Intrusion Prevention

MS.Outlook.CVE-2018-8576.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook email client.
The vulnerability is due to a error in the application when parsing the contents of an rule file. A remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code execution within the context of the application, via a crafted rule file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Outlook 2013 RT Service Pack 1
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2016 (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Outlook 2016 (64-bit edition)
Microsoft Outlook 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Outlook 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2019 for 32-bit editions
Microsoft Office 2019 for 64-bit editions
Office 365 ProPlus for 32-bit Systems
Office 365 ProPlus for 64-bit Systems

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8576

CVE References

CVE-2018-8576