Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2017-8542 First vendor Publication 2017-05-26
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2019-10-03

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 5.5
Base Score 5.5 Environmental Score 5.5
impact SubScore 3.6 Temporal Score 5.5
Exploitabality Sub Score 1.8
 
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 4.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

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, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and 2016, does not properly scan a specially crafted file leading to denial of service. aka "Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Denial of Service Vulnerability", a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-8535, CVE-2017-8536, CVE-2017-8537, and CVE-2017-8539.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-8542

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
25 % CWE-674 Uncontrolled Recursion
25 % CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference
25 % CWE-369 Divide By Zero
25 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1
Application 9
Application 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2017-05-31 Name : An antimalware application installed on the remote host is affected by multip...
File : microsoft_mpeng_1_1_13804.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98707
CONFIRM https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8542
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038571

Alert History

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 02:09:00
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2020-05-23 01:04:29
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2019-10-03 09:20:36
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2017-07-08 09:24:10
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2017-06-07 05:18:45
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2017-06-06 21:23:39
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2017-06-01 13:24:59
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2017-05-30 09:24:09
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2017-05-27 05:23:11
  • First insertion