Published: 2016/10/07  Last Updated: 2016/10/07

Information from Microsoft Japan Co.,Ltd.

Vulnerability ID:JVN#20786316
Title:Cryptography API: Next Generation (CNG) vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)

This is a statement from the vendor itself with no modification by JPCERT/CC.

The impact of this issue is limited. It could only result in a localized Denial of Service condition, at worst. This could not be exploited or code executed remotely.

The issue does not exist in Windows 8 and above. We recommend that customers upgrade their system to the supported version of Windows 8.1 or above.