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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2017-0291: Windows PDF Remote Code Execution

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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2017-0291: Windows PDF Remote Code Execution

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/13/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/13/2017
Modified
06/10/2024

Description

Windows PDF in Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted PDF file, aka "Windows PDF Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-0292.

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1507-kb4022727
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1511-kb4022714
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1607-kb4022715
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1703-kb4022725
  • msft-kb4022715-8436b0ac-13c3-4047-9c60-e1fdba6cf918
  • msft-kb4022717-1d805e7c-215a-4c96-8b39-3829bd2e02d0
  • msft-kb4022717-6abad12a-fc3f-4352-81f7-453e305f13ed
  • msft-kb4022717-7b6c010d-36ea-4bb4-9d06-9e44c1235690
  • msft-kb4022718-185fb91c-8006-4eeb-81f1-611113a80509
  • msft-kb4022718-5cc34e54-998c-4120-ba8a-d528309738f8
  • msft-kb4022718-8f05b935-4c68-4218-92fe-a734d28cc5e9

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