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CVE-2017-8540 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, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 2016, does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to memory corruption. aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability", a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-8538 and CVE-2017-8541.

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/98703 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038571
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8540 Mitigation Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42088/

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 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:forefront_security:-
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/a:microsoft:malware_protection_engine
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Up to (including)
1.1.13704.0
 cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_defender:-
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Running on/with
 cpe:/a:microsoft:exchange_server:2013
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:exchange_server:2016
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1511
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1607
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1703
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_8.1
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8540
NVD Published Date:
05/26/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/12/2017