Remote code execution in Microsoft Windows TRIE

Published: 2017-10-10 23:40:52
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-11769
CVSSv3 8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-427
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Vulnerable software versions Windows 10
Windows Server 2016
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Insecure DLL loading

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure .dll loading mechanism when opening files. A remote attacker can place a file along with specially crafted .dll file on a remote SBM or WebDAV share, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current victim.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11769

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