Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Mrxsmb20.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Stack based Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to handle a maliciously crafted file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into visiting a maliciously crafted file server and gain access to sensitive information within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows 10

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply latest patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS17-012

CVE References

CVE-2017-0016

Other References

867968