Intrusion Prevention

MS.Edge.PDF.Parameters.Handling.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Edge.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted PDF file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted PDF file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Edge Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems (4009982)
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (4009982)
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems (4009983)
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (4009983)
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems (3217574)
Microsoft Edge Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (3217574)
Microsoft Edge Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems (3217574)

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS17-007

CVE References

CVE-2017-0023