CVE-2017-0290

HIGH
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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."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98330

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/

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1252

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0290

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/4022344

https://twitter.com/natashenka/status/861748397409058816

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41975/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-05-09

Updated: 2019-05-08

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
100051MS Security Advisory 4022344: Security Update for Microsoft Malware Protection EngineNessusWindows
high