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Sid 1-43176

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Search Service out of bounds memory access attempt

Summary

Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Windows XP x64 XP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to take control of the affected system when Windows Search fails to handle objects in memory, aka "Windows Search Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".

Impact

CVSS base score 9.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 3.9 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_10 -
  • microsoft windows_10 1511
  • microsoft windows_10 1607
  • microsoft windows_10 1703
  • microsoft windows_7 *
  • microsoft windows_8.1 *
  • microsoft windowsrt8.1 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 -
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2016 *

Ease of attack

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References