Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2 and 4.7 allow an attacker to execute code remotely via a malicious document or application, aka ".NET Framework Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
Published 2017-09-13 01:29:12
Updated 2018-01-14 02:29:04
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Vulnerability category: Input validationExecute code

Threat overview for CVE-2017-8759

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2017-8759 6,553
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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CVE-2017-8759 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Microsoft .NET Framework Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Microsoft .NET Framework contains a remote code execution vulnerability when processing untrusted input that could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system.
Added on 2021-11-03 Action due date 2022-05-03

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-8759

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 97.16%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 100 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-8759

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CWE ids for CVE-2017-8759

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
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References for CVE-2017-8759

Products affected by CVE-2017-8759

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