Intrusion Prevention

MS.Graphics.Component.Bitmap.Buffer.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Server.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted EMF file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a EMF file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

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-2018-8397

CVE References

CVE-2018-8397