Microsoft Windows Explorer CVE-2017-8463 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Description: Windows Shell in Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way it improperly handles executable files and shares during rename operations, aka “Windows Explorer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability”.
Impact: Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in user. Failed attacks will cause denial of service conditions.
Mitigation: Updates are available. Please check specific vendor advisory for more information.
28 Sep 2020 - Security Advisories & Alerts