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CVE-2017-0290 Detail

Current Description

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to memory corruption, aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98330 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038419
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038420
https://0patch.blogspot.si/2017/05/0patching-worst-windows-remote-code.html
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/05/windows-defender-nscript-remote-vulnerability/ Press/Media Coverage Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1252 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0290 Vendor Advisory
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/4022344 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://twitter.com/natashenka/status/861748397409058816 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41975/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:forefront_security:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:malware_protection_engine:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.1.13701.0
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_defender:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1607:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1703:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-0290
NVD Published Date:
05/09/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/08/2019