CVE-2017-0165

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Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Microsoft Windows running on Windows 10, Windows 10 1511, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 fails to properly sanitize handles in memory, aka "Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97467

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038239

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0165

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41901/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-04-12

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
99312Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 April 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
99287KB4015221: Windows 10 Version 1507 April 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
99282KB4015219: Windows 10 Version 1511 April 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high