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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows PDF Library File Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041465
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041465
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8350   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 14 2018
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709, 10 Version 1803
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows PDF Library. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object memory handling error in the Windows PDF Library and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Windows 10 systems with Microsoft Edge set as the default browser are affected.

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:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8350
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343885
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343897
https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB4343909

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8350 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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