MS17-009: Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library (4010319)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the
Windows PDF Library due to improper handling of objects in memory. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability, by
convincing a user to open a specially crafted PDF file or visit a
website containing specially crafted PDF content, to execute arbitrary

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1,
2012 R2, 10, and 2016.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 97731 ()

Bugtraq ID: 96075

CVE ID: CVE-2017-0023

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