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   MS17-020 - Important: Security Update for Windows DVD Maker (3208223)
                               15 March 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Microsoft Windows DVD Maker
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows Vista
                   Windows 7
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-045  

Original Bulletin: 

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-020: Security Update for Windows DVD Maker 

Bulletin Number: MS17-020

Bulletin Title:	Security Update for Windows DVD Maker

Severity: 	Important

KB Article: 	3208223

Version: 	1.0

Published Date:	14/03/2017

Executive Summary

This security update resolves an information disclosure vulnerability in 
Windows DVD Maker. The vulnerability could allow an attacker to obtain 
information to further compromise a target system.

This security update is rated Important for Windows Vista and Windows 7. For 
more information, see the Affected Software section.

The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows DVD
Maker parses files.

For more information about the vulnerabilities, see the Vulnerability 
Information section.

For more information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 

Affected Software 

Windows Vista
Windows 7

Vulnerability Information

Windows DVD Maker Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability CVE-2017-045

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Windows when Windows DVD 
Maker fails to properly parse a specially crafted .msdvd file. An attacker who
successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information to further 
compromise a target system.

To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker would have to either log on locally
to an affected system, or convince a locally authenticated user to execute a 
specially crafted application.

The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows DVD
Maker parses files.

Mitigating Factors

Microsoft has not identified any mitigating factor for this vulnerability.


Microsoft has not identified any workarounds for this vulnerability.

Security Update Deployment

For Security Update Deployment information, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base 
article referenced here in the Executive Summary.


Microsoft recognizes the efforts of those in the security community who help 
us protect customers through coordinated vulnerability disclosure. See 
Acknowledgments for more information.


The information provided in the Microsoft Knowledge Base is provided "as is" 
without warranty of any kind. Microsoft disclaims all warranties, either 
express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness 
for a particular purpose. In no event shall Microsoft Corporation or its 
suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, 
incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even 
if Microsoft Corporation or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility
of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of 
liability for consequential or incidental damages so the foregoing limitation
may not apply.

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