CVE-2017-11842

LOW

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 v2.0

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 v3.0

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