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CVE-2017-8545: Microsoft Outlook for Mac Spoofing Vulnerability [Office for Mac]

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CVE-2017-8545: Microsoft Outlook for Mac Spoofing Vulnerability [Office for Mac]

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/13/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/13/2017
Modified
09/11/2019

Description

A spoofing vulnerability exists in when Microsoft Outlook for Mac does not sanitize html or treat it in a safe manner. An attacker who successfully tricked the user could gain access to the user's authentication information or login credentials. In an email attack scenario an attacker could exploit the vulnerability by sending an email with specific HTML tags, that could display a malicious authentication prompt. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Outlook for Mac validates and sanitizes html input.

Solution(s)

  • office-for-mac-upgrade-15_35_0

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