Microsoft Windows PowerShell CVE-2017-8565 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Description: Windows PowerShell 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 when PSObject wraps a CIM Instance, aka “Windows PowerShell Remote Code Execution Vulnerability”.

Impact:  Successfully exploiting this issue may result in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the affected system. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in denial-of-service conditions.

Mitigation: Updates are available. Please check specific vendor advisory for more information.

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