Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft: Media Foundation Memory Corruption Vulnerability

Description

A memory corruption vulnerability exists when Windows Media Foundation improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. There are multiple ways an attacker could exploit the vulnerability, such as by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document, or by convincing a user to visit a malicious webpage. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Media Foundation handles objects in memory.

Affected Products

Windows 10,Windows Server 2016,Windows RT 8.1,Windows Server 2012,Windows 8

References

CVE-2016-7217,