Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux CVE-2017-8703 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability

Date Discovered:
October 10, 2017
Microsoft Windows is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to cause a local denial-of-service condition.
Technologies Affected
  • Microsoft Windows 10 version 1703 for x64-based Systems
  • Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
    Ensure that only trusted users have local, interactive access to affected computers.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
Tianyang Yang and Noam Kushinsky
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