This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to boundary error in Microsoft Windows PDF Library when parsing objects in memory. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick a victim to open that file in browser or PDF reader, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability my allow an attacker to run arbitrary code on vulnerable system.Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 8.1, 10
Windows Server: 2012, 2012 R2
Microsoft Edge: -CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.