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Improper Input Validation


Severity Medium
Score 5.8/10


A denial of service vulnerability exists when Microsoft Hyper-V Network Switch running on a Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, or Windows Server 2016 host server fails to properly validate input from a privileged user on a guest operating system, aka "Hyper-V Denial of Service Vulnerability." This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-0178, CVE-2017-0179, CVE-2017-0182, CVE-2017-0184, CVE-2017-0185, and CVE-2017-0186.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published