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CVE-2017-8558 Detail

Current Description

The Microsoft Malware Protection Engine running on Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Defender on 32-bit versions of 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 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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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99262 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038783 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038784 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8558 Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42264/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_defender:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1607:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1703:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:endpoint_protection:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:forefront_endpoint_protection:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:forefront_endpoint_protection:2010:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:security_essentials:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_intune_endpoint_protection:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8558
NVD Published Date:
06/29/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019