Intrusion Prevention

MS.Outlook.Secure.MIME.Nest.Messages.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

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

Affected Products

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
Microsoft Office Outlook 2010

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS13-068

CVE References

CVE-2013-3905 CVE-2013-3870