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

high Nessus Plugin ID 97731

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

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 code.

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2017/ms17-009

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97731

File Name: smb_nt_ms17-009.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/14/2017

Updated: 11/13/2019

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-0023

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 3/14/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0023

BID: 96075

MSFT: MS17-009

MSKB: 4012213, 4012214, 4012216, 4012217, 4012606, 4013198, 4013429

IAVA: 2017-A-0064