Endpoint Vulnerability

Microsoft COM for Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft COM for Windows handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute arbitrary code on a target system. To exploit the vulnerability, a user would have to open a specially crafted file or lure the target to a website hosting malicious JavaScript. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft COM for Windows handles objects in memory.

Affected Products

Windows RT 8.1,Windows Server, version 2004 (Server Core installation),Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation),Windows Server 2016,Windows Server 2012,Windows 8,Windows 7,Windows 10,Windows Server 2008,Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation)