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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Windows DLL Loading Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039535
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039535
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-11769   (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): 2016, 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Windows. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can trigger a flaw in the loading of DLL files to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

[Editor's note: The vendor-assigned CVSS metrics (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L) indicate that the attack vector is local, however the title and text of the security advisory indicate that the attack vector is remote.]

Richard Shupak reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11769

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11769 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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