Graphics Component Remote Code Execution Vulnerability



Published: 2017-03-14
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-0108
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Memory corruption

EUVDB-ID: #VU6060

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-0108

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper handling of objects in memory by Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI). A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web site containing a malicious Word content, trick the victim into visiting it and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7, Vista

Windows Server: 2008, 2008 R2

CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0108

Q & A

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. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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