CVE-2017-11842

MEDIUM
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Description

Windows kernel in Windows 8.1 and RT 8.1, Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and 1709, Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server, version 1709 allows an attacker to log in and run a specially crafted application due to the Windows kernel improperly initializing a memory address, aka "Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-11849, CVE-2017-11851, and CVE-2017-11853.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101719

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039782

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11842

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-15

Updated: 2017-12-01

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 1.9

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
104555Windows Server 2012 November 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
104554Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 November 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
104552KB4048956: Windows 10 LTSB November 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
104551KB4048955: Windows 10 Version 1709 and Windows Server Version 1709 November 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
104550KB4048954: Windows 10 Version 1703 November 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
104549KB4048953: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 November 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
104548KB4048952: Windows 10 Version 1511 November 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high