Summer Security: Another Backlog of Updates

Microsoft announced it is making multiple updates to historic content for critical security updates.

These are at heightened risk of exploitation due to past and threatened nation-state attacks and disclosures. Some of the releases are new and some are for older platforms that we are making publicly available today.

$8 Trillion Dollars

The ransomware crisis that swept the world last month highlights what we’ve known for years:  the global IT infrastructure is incredibly vulnerable. If you need any more convincing, cybercrime is estimated to cost global business $8 trillion in the next five years.

The following table summarizes the updates available for vulnerabilities that Microsoft presumes to be at risk of imminent attack. Customers should prioritize deployment of these updates and plan to migrate to supported platforms if you have not already done so.

Robert Brown, Director of Services for Verismic says: “As we saw last month, ransomware has the ability to infiltrate the largest companies in the world, if those companies fail to patch their systems.”START FREE TRIAL

Microsoft Updates

Microsoft have taken another unprecedented step of releasing old content in order to protect their customers. In case Microsoft knows something we don’t, we recommend deploying these updates as quickly as possible where needed.  Full details of the Microsoft statement can be found here.

Bulletin or CVE ID  Title and Executive Summary  Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact  Restart Requirement  Affected Software 
MS08-067 Vulnerability in Server Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (958644)
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Server service. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an affected system received a specially crafted RPC request. On Microsoft, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 systems, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability without authentication to run arbitrary code. It is possible that this vulnerability could be used in the crafting of a wormable exploit.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
MS09-050 Vulnerabilities in SMBv2 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (975517)
This security update resolves one publicly disclosed and two privately reported vulnerabilities in Server Message Block Version 2 (SMBv2). The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker sent a specially crafted SMB packet to a computer running the Server service.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
MS10-061 Vulnerability in Print Spooler Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2347290)
This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in the Print Spooler service. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker sends a specially crafted print request to a vulnerable system that has a print spooler interface exposed over RPC. By default, printers are not shared on any currently supported Windows operating system.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
MS14-068 Vulnerability in Kerberos Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3011780)
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Kerberos KDC that could allow an attacker to elevate unprivileged domain user account privileges to those of the domain administrator account. An attacker could use these elevated privileges to compromise any computer in the domain, including domain controllers. An attacker must have valid domain credentials to exploit this vulnerability. The affected component is available remotely to users who have standard user accounts with domain credentials; this is not the case for users with local account credentials only.
Critical 
Elevation of Privilege
Restart required Microsoft Windows
MS17-010 Security Update for Microsoft Windows SMB Server (4013389)
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker sends specially crafted messages to a Microsoft Server Message Block 1.0 (SMBv1) server.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
MS17-013 Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (4013075)
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Skype for Business, Microsoft Lync, and Microsoft Silverlight. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user either visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document.
Critical 

Remote Code Execution

Restart required Microsoft Windows
CVE-2017-0176 Remote Desktop Protocol Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-0176 )
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) if the RDP server has Smart Card authentication enabled. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute code on the target system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
CVE-2017-0222 Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2017-0222)
A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Internet Explorer improperly accesses objects in memory. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, the attacker could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Internet Explorer
CVE-2017-0267 – CVE-2017-0280 Security Update for Microsoft Windows SMB (CVEs 2017-0267 through 2017-0280
Security updates exist in Microsoft Windows SMB. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker sends specially crafted packets to a Microsoft Server Message Block 1.0 (SMBv1) server.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
CVE-2017-7269 WebDAV Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-7269)
A vulnerability exists in IIS when WebDAV improperly handles objects in memory, which could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code on the user’s system. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
CVE-2017-8461 Windows RPC Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8461)
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in RPC if the server has Routing and Remote Access enabled. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute code on the target system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
CVE-2017-8464 LNK Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8464)
A remote code execution exists in Microsoft Windows that could allow remote code execution if the icon of a specially crafted shortcut is displayed. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
CVE-2017-8487 Windows olecnv32.dll Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8487)
A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft Windows OLE fails to properly validate user input. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability to execute malicious code.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
CVE-2017-8543 Windows Search Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8543)
A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Windows Search handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take control of the affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows
CVE-2017-8552 Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows kernel-mode driver fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Important 
Remote Code Execution
Restart required Microsoft Windows

 

Microsoft have addressed 94 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, and SharePoint. The vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, gain escalated privileges, bypass security protections, view sensitive information, or cause a denial of service. We have chosen a few updates to prioritize this mont. This recommendation has been made using evidence from industry experts (including our own), anticipated business impact and most importantly, the independent CVSS score for the vulnerability. The independent CVSS scores used in the table below range from 0 to 10. Vulnerabilities with a base score in the range 7.0-10.0 are High, those in the range 4.0-6.9 as Medium, and 0-3.9 as Low.

 

Bulletin or CVE ID  Vulnerability Alert CVSS Base Score Recommended
CVE-2017-0283 Microsoft Windows Uniscribe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability 8.8 Yes
CVE-2017-8506 Microsoft Office Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 8.8 Yes
CVE-2017-8527 Microsoft Windows Graphics Remote Code Execution Vulnerability 8.8 Yes
CVE-2017-8528 Microsoft Windows Uniscribe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability 8.8 Yes
CVE-2017-8543 Microsoft Windows Search Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 8.1 Yes
CVE-2017-0294 Microsoft Windows Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 8 Yes
CVE-2017-0193 Microsoft Windows Hyper-V Hypervisor Privilege Escalation Vulnerability 7.8 Yes
CVE-2017-0260 Microsoft Office Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 7.8 Yes
CVE-2017-8507 Microsoft Outlook Memory Corruption Vulnerability 7.8 Yes
CVE-2017-8509 Microsoft Office Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 7.8 Yes
CVE-2017-8510 Microsoft Office Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 7.8 Yes
CVE-2017-8511 Microsoft Office Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 7.8 Yes
CVE-2017-8512 Microsoft Office Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 7.8 Yes
CVE-2017-8513 Microsoft PowerPoint Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 7.8  Yes
CVE-2017-8464 Microsoft Windows Shortcut Handling Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 7.5
CVE-2017-8517 Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability 7.5
CVE-2017-8519 Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability 7.5
CVE-2017-8547 Microsoft Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability 7.5
CVE-2017-8548 Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability 7.5
CVE-2017-0296 Microsoft Windows TDX Driver Privilege Escalation Vulnerability 7
CVE-2017-0297 Microsoft Windows Kernel Privilege Escalation Vulnerability 7
CVE-2017-8465 Microsoft Windows Win32k Kernel Driver Privilege Escalation Vulnerability 7
CVE-2017-8466 Microsoft Windows Cursor Privilege Escalation Vulnerability 7
CVE-2017-8468 Microsoft Windows Win32k Kernel Driver Privilege Escalation Vulnerability 7
CVE-2017-8494 Microsoft Windows Privilege Escalation Vulnerability 7
CVE-2017-0298 Microsoft Windows COM Session Privilege Escalation Vulnerability 6.6
CVE-2017-8514 Microsoft SharePoint Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability 6.4
CVE-2017-8529 Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability 6.4
CVE-2017-8545 Microsoft Outlook for Mac Security Bypass Vulnerability 6.1
CVE-2017-8550 Microsoft Skype for Business Information Disclosure Vulnerability 6.1
CVE-2017-8551 Microsoft Project Server Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability 6.1
CVE-2017-8493 Microsoft Windows Security Bypass Vulnerability 5.6
CVE-2017-8530 Microsoft Edge Security Feature Vulnerability 5.4
CVE-2017-0173 Microsoft Windows Device Guard Security Bypass Vulnerability 5.3
CVE-2017-0215 Microsoft Windows Device Guard Security Bypass Vulnerability 5.3
CVE-2017-0216 Microsoft Windows Device Guard Security Bypass Vulnerability 5.3
CVE-2017-0218 Microsoft Windows Device Guard Security Bypass Vulnerability 5.3
CVE-2017-0219 Microsoft Windows Device Guard Security Bypass Vulnerability 5.3
CVE-2017-0295 Microsoft Windows Default Folder Spoofing Vulnerability 4.8
CVE-2017-0299 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-0300 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8462 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8469 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8470 Microsoft Windows Win32k Kernel Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8471 Microsoft Windows Win32k Kernel Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8472 Microsoft Windows Win32k Kernel Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8473 Microsoft Windows Win32k Kernel Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8474 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8475 Microsoft Windows Win32k Kernel Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8476 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8477 Microsoft Windows Win32k Kernel Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8478 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8479 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8480 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8481 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8482 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8483 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8484 Microsoft Windows Win32k Kernel Driver Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8485 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8488 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8489 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8490 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8491 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8492 Microsoft Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8515 Microsoft Windows Virtual Memory Denial of Service Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8534 Microsoft Windows Uniscribe Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-8553 Microsoft Windows Graphics Component Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.7
CVE-2017-0282 Microsoft Windows Uniscribe Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.4
CVE-2017-0284 Microsoft Windows Uniscribe Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.4
CVE-2017-0285 Microsoft Windows Uniscribe Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.4
CVE-2017-0286 Microsoft Windows Graphics Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.4
CVE-2017-0287 Microsoft Windows Graphics Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.4
CVE-2017-0288 Microsoft Windows Graphics Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.4
CVE-2017-0289 Microsoft Windows Graphics Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.4
CVE-2017-8531 Microsoft Windows Graphics Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.4
CVE-2017-8532 Microsoft Windows Graphics Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.4
CVE-2017-8533 Microsoft Windows Graphics Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.4
CVE-2017-0291 Microsoft Windows PDF Handling Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 4.3
CVE-2017-0292 Microsoft Windows PDF Handling Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability 4.3
CVE-2017-8460 Microsoft Windows PDF Handling Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.3
CVE-2017-8498 Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.3
CVE-2017-8504 Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure Vulnerability 4.3
CVE-2017-8508 Microsoft Outlook Security Bypass Vulnerability 4.3
CVE-2017-8523 Microsoft Edge Security Bypass Vulnerability 4.3
CVE-2017-8555 Microsoft Edge Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability 4.3
CVE-2017-8496 Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability 4.2
CVE-2017-8497 Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability 4.2
CVE-2017-8499 Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability 4.2
CVE-2017-8520 Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability 4.2
CVE-2017-8521 Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability 4.2
CVE-2017-8522 Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability 4.2
CVE-2017-8524 Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability 4.2
CVE-2017-8549 Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Information Vulnerability 4.2
CVE-2017-8544 Microsoft Windows Search Information Disclosure Vulnerability 3.3

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