Microsoft Windows LNK Shortcut Automatic File Execution Exploit (CVE-2017-8464)

This vulnerability allows to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .LNK file, which is not properly handled during icon display in Windows Explorer or any other application that parses the icon of the shortcut. aka "LNK Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
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Vulnerabilty ID: 
CVE-2017-8464
Product Version: 
2017_R2
Released Date: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 00:00