This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Bitdefender Internet Security 2018. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within emulator 0x10A in cevakrnl.xmd. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in an integer overflow before writing to memory. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of SYSTEM. Was ZDI-CAN-5102.
Published 2017-12-21 14:29:00
Updated 2019-10-09 23:25:32
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-17409

1.85%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 88 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-17409

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-17409

  • The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • zdi-disclosures@trendmicro.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2017-17409

Products affected by CVE-2017-17409

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