CVE-2017-11779

HIGH

Description

The Microsoft Windows Domain Name System (DNS) DNSAPI.dll on Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows a remote code execution vulnerability when it fails to properly handle DNS responses, aka "Windows DNSAPI Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101166

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039533

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11779

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-13

Updated: 2017-11-03

Type: CWE-284

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: HIGH