Outlook 2013 Security Update for October 2020

A Security Update has been released for Outlook 2013. It resolves the following vulnerability;

  • CVE-2020-16949: Microsoft Outlook Denial of Service Vulnerability
    A denial of service vulnerability exists in Microsoft Outlook software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could cause a remote denial of service against a system.
    Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a specially crafted email be sent to a vulnerable Outlook server.
    The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft Outlook handles objects in memory.

View: Download information for KB4484524

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 2013 Click-To-Run and updates Outlook to version 15.0.5285.1000.