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Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Microsoft Lync Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability (MAC OS X)
Summary:This host is missing an important security; update according to Microsoft advisory.
This host is missing an important security
update according to Microsoft advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw exists due to an insufficient
sanitization of crafted messages.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow an attacker
cause a targeted Lync for Mac 2011 user's system to browse to an attacker-specified
website or automatically download file types on the operating system's safe file
type list.

Affected Software/OS:
Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011.

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure
of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer
release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-8474
BugTraq ID: 105268
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