Security update for the WordPad remote code execution vulnerability in Windows Server 2008: July 11, 2017

2017-08-22T23:01:27
ID KB4026061
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2017-08-22T23:02:18

Description

<html><body><p>Resolves a vulnerability in Windows that could allow remote code execution.</p><h2>Summary</h2><div class="kb-summary-section section">A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft WordPad parses specially crafted files.</div><div class="kb-summary-section section">To learn more about this vulnerability, see <a href="https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8588" id="kb-link-2" target="_self"> CVE-2017-8588</a>.</div><h2>More Information</h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><span class="text-base">Important</span><br/> <ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see <a href="https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh825699" id="kb-link-5" target="_self">Add language packs to Windows</a>.</li></ul></div><h3>Known issues</h3><ul><li>The WordPad application may crash upon startup after you install <a data-content-id="4026061" data-content-type="article" href="" managed-link="" target="_blank">KB 4026061</a>. To resolve this issue, install <a data-content-id="4036162" data-content-type="article" href="" managed-link="" target="_blank">KB 4036162</a>.</li></ul><h2>How to obtain and install the update</h2><div class="kb-resolution-section section"> <h3 class="sbody-h3">Method 1: Windows Update</h3><div class="kb-collapsible kb-collapsible-expanded">This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see <a href="https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/safety/pc-security/updates.aspx" id="kb-link-13" target="_self">Windows Update: FAQ</a>. </div><h3 class="sbody-h3">Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog</h3><div class="kb-collapsible kb-collapsible-expanded">To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the <a href="http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/search.aspx?q=4026061" id="kb-link-14" target="_self">Microsoft Update Catalog</a> website. <br/></div></div><h2>Deployment information</h2>For deployment details for this security update, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:<br/> <div class="indent"> <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/20170711" id="kb-link-9">Security update deployment information: July 11, 2017</a></div><h2>More Information</h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><table class="faq-section" faq-section=""><tbody class="faq-panel"><tr><td faq-panel-heading=""><span class="bold btn-link">How to obtain help and support for this security update</span></td></tr><tr><td faq-panel-body=""><span><div class="kb-collapsible kb-collapsible-collapsed">Help for installing updates: <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/ph/6527" id="kb-link-15" target="_self">Windows Update: FAQ</a><br/><br/>Security solutions for IT professionals: <a href="https://technet.microsoft.com/security/bb980617.aspx" id="kb-link-16" target="_self">TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting</a><br/><br/>Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/contactus/cu_sc_virsec_master" id="kb-link-17" target="_self">Microsoft Secure</a><br/><br/>Local support according to your country: <a href="https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/locale.aspx" id="kb-link-18" target="_self">International Support</a></div><br/></span></td></tr></tbody></table><a class="bookmark" id="fileinfo"></a></div><h2>File Information</h2><table class="faq-section" faq-section=""><tbody class="faq-panel"><tr><td faq-panel-heading="">File hash information</td></tr><tr><td faq-panel-body=""><table class="table"><tbody><tr><th>File name</th><th>SHA1 hash</th><th>SHA256 hash</th></tr><tr><td>Windows6.0-KB4026061-ia64.msu</td><td>1EB8C2DA62D1BCEE1B7FF30E8FD786167CDE1E4C</td><td>DDC8766F63F99A4C7A18C9197FD14741BBE028587FE397C29080B70A760180F1</td></tr><tr><td>Windows6.0-KB4026061-x86.msu</td><td>3523CBFDC799361663739D38F48C3743EA14EDCC</td><td>45396D71AFD94C2B979CBDBFF3F25B737E1B9CC3D8000588A26061FE65557DBB</td></tr><tr><td>Windows6.0-KB4026061-x64.msu</td><td>A14C3CF21355E18DFDC0CE83935E1180AEB2FE89</td><td>77DC8D5A4E8633C19E4F1AB76782FB00083E946E5D297C2E0075175CB720E227</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br/><strong>File information</strong><br/><br/><span>The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.</span><br/><br/><strong>Windows Server 2008 file information</strong></p><div class="alert-band"><div class="alert alert-info" role="alert"><div class="alert-title">Notes</div><div class="row"><div class="col-xs-24"><p>The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.</p></div></div></div></div><table class="faq-section" faq-section=""><tbody class="faq-panel"><tr><td faq-panel-heading="">For all supported ia64-based versions</td></tr><tr><td faq-panel-body=""><table class="table"><tbody><tr><td><strong class="sbody-strong">File name</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">File version</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">File size</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">Date</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">Time</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">Platform</strong></td></tr><tr><td>Wordpad.exe</td><td>6.0.6002.19812</td><td>665,088</td><td>15-Jun-2017</td><td>18:30</td><td>IA-64</td></tr><tr><td>Wordpad.exe</td><td>6.0.6002.24133</td><td>665,088</td><td>16-Jun-2017</td><td>14:35</td><td>IA-64</td></tr><tr><td>Wordpad.exe</td><td>6.0.6002.19812</td><td>340,480</td><td>15-Jun-2017</td><td>18:22</td><td>x86</td></tr><tr><td>Wordpad.exe</td><td>6.0.6002.24133</td><td>340,480</td><td>16-Jun-2017</td><td>14:27</td><td>x86</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table><table class="faq-section" faq-section=""><tbody class="faq-panel"><tr><td faq-panel-heading="">For all supported x86-based versions</td></tr><tr><td faq-panel-body=""><table class="table"><tbody><tr><td><strong class="sbody-strong">File name</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">File version</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">File size</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">Date</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">Time</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">Platform</strong></td></tr><tr><td>Wordpad.exe</td><td>6.0.6002.19812</td><td>340,480</td><td>15-Jun-2017</td><td>18:22</td><td>x86</td></tr><tr><td>Wordpad.exe</td><td>6.0.6002.24133</td><td>340,480</td><td>16-Jun-2017</td><td>14:27</td><td>x86</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table><table class="faq-section" faq-section=""><tbody class="faq-panel"><tr><td faq-panel-heading="">For all supported x64-based versions</td></tr><tr><td faq-panel-body=""><table class="table"><tbody><tr><td><strong class="sbody-strong">File name</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">File version</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">File size</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">Date</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">Time</strong></td><td><strong class="sbody-strong">Platform</strong></td></tr><tr><td>Wordpad.exe</td><td>6.0.6002.19812</td><td>408,576</td><td>15-Jun-2017</td><td>18:44</td><td>x64</td></tr><tr><td>Wordpad.exe</td><td>6.0.6002.24133</td><td>408,576</td><td>16-Jun-2017</td><td>14:49</td><td>x64</td></tr><tr><td>Wordpad.exe</td><td>6.0.6002.19812</td><td>340,480</td><td>15-Jun-2017</td><td>18:22</td><td>x86</td></tr><tr><td>Wordpad.exe</td><td>6.0.6002.24133</td><td>340,480</td><td>16-Jun-2017</td><td>14:27</td><td>x86</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></body></html>