Rule Category

FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.

Alert Message

FILE-OTHER Microsoft Outlook for Mac EML file http-equiv refresh url attempt

Rule Explanation

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011 and Excel 2016 for Mac allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted e-mail message that is mishandled by Outlook for Mac, aka "Microsoft Outlook for Mac Spoofing Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

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CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2015-6123
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011 and Excel 2016 for Mac allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted e-mail message that is mishandled by Outlook for Mac, aka "Microsoft Outlook for Mac Spoofing Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score4.3
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access