Microsoft Windows Search CVE-2017-8589 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
by CIRT Team
Description: Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to the way that Windows Search handles objects in memory, aka “Windows Search 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.