Microsoft Hyper-V up to 2016 input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Hyper-V up to 2016. It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. 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. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The bug was discovered 04/11/2017. The weakness was published 04/11/2017 with Microsoft as KB4015550 / KB4015551 / KB4015217 / KB4015219 / KB4015221 / KB4015583 as confirmed knowledge base article (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2017-0185 since 09/09/2016. Attacking locally is a requirement. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 99285 (Windows Server 2012 April 2017 Security Updates (Petya)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context l.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (99285). Additional details are provided at Similar entries are available at 99533, 99656, 99657 and 99658.





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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 99285
Nessus Name: Windows Server 2012 April 2017 Security Updates (Petya)
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OpenVAS ID: 800218
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Windows Multiple Vulnerabilities (KB4015583)
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Advisory: KB4015550 / KB4015551 / KB4015217 / KB4015219 / KB4015221 / KB4015583
Organization: Microsoft
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-0185 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1038230
SecurityFocus: 97437 - Microsoft Windows Hyper-V CVE-2017-0185 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-0185 - Microsoft - Windows - Denial of Service Issue

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Created: 04/12/2017 11:52 AM
Updated: 11/28/2022 02:35 PM
Changes: 04/12/2017 11:52 AM (77), 09/23/2020 08:50 PM (7), 11/28/2022 02:30 PM (4), 11/28/2022 02:35 PM (1)
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