CVE-2017-0188

low
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Description

A Win32k information disclosure vulnerability exists in Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016 when the win32k component improperly provides kernel information. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user's system, aka "Win32k Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-0189.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97475

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

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0188

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-04-12

Updated: 2017-07-11

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 3.3

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

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: LOW

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
99312Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 April 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
99288KB4015583: Windows 10 Version 1703 April 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
99286KB4015217: Windows 10 1607 April 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
99285Windows Server 2012 April 2017 Security Updates (Petya)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
99282KB4015219: Windows 10 Version 1511 April 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high