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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Windows Search Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Search Object Memory Handling Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038667
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8543   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 12 2017
Original Entry Date:  Jun 13 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, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, RT 8.1, 10, 10 Version 1511, 2016, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Search. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted SMB data to trigger an object memory handling error in Windows Search and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

[Editor's note: On July 11, 2017, the vendor issued update 4025339 (for Windows 10 Version 1607) and update 4025342 (for Windows 10 Version 1703) as an improved fix.]

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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