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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows NTFS Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows NTFS '$MFT' Device Access Lets Remote Users Cause the Target System to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038575
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 26 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): Vista, 7, 8.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows NTFS. A remote user can cause the target system to crash.

A remote user can create HTML containing a specially crafted file reference (to c:\$MFT\) that, when loaded by the target user via Internet Explorer (and possibly other browsers), will cause the target system to crash.

A demonstration exploit is provided:

<img src="file:///c:/$MFT/XYZ"></img>

The original advisory is available at:

anatolymik of Aladdin RD reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will cause the target user's system to crash.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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