KB3217841: Security Update for the Hyper-V Denial of Service Vulnerability (April 2017)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 104043
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The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is missing a security update KB3217841. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability in Hyper-V due to improper validation of input from a privileged user on a guest operating system.


Apply security update KB3217841.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104043

File Name: smb_nt_ms17_apr_3217841.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 10/20/2017

Updated: 9/4/2020

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, wmi_enum_server_features.nbin, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-0184


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.2

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0184

BID: 97435

MSKB: 3217841

MSFT: MS17-3217841