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Will You Avoid This Major Security Threat?

By July 9, 2018June 22nd, 2022No Comments
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Two Major Vulnerabilities Could Expose You

Security vulnerability CVE-2018-8225 and CVE-2018-8267 are both publicly disclosed exploits that have garnered high CVSS scores. These weaknesses were reported to Microsoft through Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI).

CVE-2018-8225 is a vulnerability that impacts the Windows DNS component DNSAPI.dll. An attacker can leverage this flaw to execute arbitrary code by using a malicious DNS server and specially crafted DNS responses.

CVE-2018-8267 allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code if they can convince the targeted user to open a malicious web page or file. It’s important to ensure patches have been deployed to secure these vulnerabilities, as exploitation seems likely.

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