Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Search.CPMGetRowsIn.cbReadBuffer.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow in Windows Microsoft Search.
The vulnerability is due to a lack of bounds checks when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted packet. A remote attacker may to able to exploit this to execute arbitrary command within the context of the application, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of 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-2017-11771

CVE References

CVE-2017-11771