Intrusion Prevention

MS.MsMpEngine.ntdll.NtControlChannel.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error when validating user controlled input while scanning files. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

Microsoft Malware Protection Engine 1.1.13704.0
Microsoft Windows Defender
Microsoft Forefront Security
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10 1511
Microsoft Windows 10 1607
Microsoft Windows 10 1703
Microsoft Windows 7 SP1
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8539

CVE References

CVE-2017-8539