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Category:   Application (Database)  >   Microsoft Jet Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Jet Buffer Overflows in Processing Files Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039527
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8717, CVE-2017-8718   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 10 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 SP2, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Jet. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Excel file that, when opened or previewed by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in the Microsoft JET Database Engine and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Zhou Yu (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative) reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2008), Windows (2012), Windows (2016), Windows (7), Windows (8), Windows (10)

Message History:   None.

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