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 insufficient validation within the Microsoft XML Core Services MSXML parser when processing XML content. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted XML file and execute arbitrary code on the target system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 7, 8.1, 10, 10 1607, 10 1703, 10 1709, 10 1803, 10 1809, RT 8.1
Windows Server: 1709, 1803, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019CPE
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.