Microsoft Wordpad CVE-2017-8588 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Description: Microsoft WordPad 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 parses specially crafted files, aka “WordPad 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.
27 Oct 2021 - Security Advisories & Alerts