Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.PDF.Library.Object.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Windows PDF Library.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to handles a maliciously crafted PDF File. An attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems
Windows 8.1 for x64-based system
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8737

CVE References

CVE-2017-8737