LNK remote code execution vulnerability: June 13, 2017

Summary

A remote code execution exists in Microsoft Windows that could allow remote code execution if the icon of a specially crafted shortcut is displayed. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.


To learn more about the vulnerability, see CVE-2017-8464.

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Deployment information

For deployment details for this security update, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Security update deployment information: June 13, 2017

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File information
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.

Windows Server 2008 file information

 

Note: The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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File Information

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows6.0-KB4021903-x86.msu

E242C183D5161A316B402855F03C57150EF59CF4

012F5FA414B1B6B36855DD20E476FEDD457402C16A4D54E67BC689248D68C8C2

Windows6.0-KB4021903-ia64.msu

DCA18000239FA5C77F2F72C5D7E4C4F9D3442152

1892A9631E1D1CCA3676D875A5609A08B4A945C809B277FD2F3804F1B2A28BFA

Windows6.0-KB4021903-x64.msu

D945E443391871F55A9D01D3FDD4C6C48370ECEC

13F6CF468A08B8C36523B13D70ECB21D9B5B77CDD681208685F80C57AD348618

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Shell32.dll

6.0.6002.19785

11,588,096

11-May-2017

15:55

x86

Shell32.dll

6.0.6002.24102

11,591,168

10-May-2017

19:10

x86

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Shell32.dll

6.0.6002.19785

19,090,432

11-May-2017

15:42

IA-64

Shell32.dll

6.0.6002.24102

19,098,624

10-May-2017

15:17

IA-64

Shell32.dll

6.0.6002.19785

11,588,096

11-May-2017

15:55

x86

Shell32.dll

6.0.6002.24102

11,591,168

10-May-2017

19:10

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Shell32.dll

6.0.6002.19785

12,901,888

11-May-2017

16:11

x64

Shell32.dll

6.0.6002.24102

12,905,984

10-May-2017

18:03

x64

Shell32.dll

6.0.6002.19785

11,588,096

11-May-2017

15:55

x86

Shell32.dll

6.0.6002.24102

11,591,168

10-May-2017

19:10

x86

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