CVE-2017-8465

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Description

Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to run processes in an elevated context when the Windows kernel improperly handles objects in memory, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8468.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98843

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8465

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-06-15

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-281

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 (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
100765KB4022727: Windows 10 Version 1507 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
100764Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 June 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
100763KB4022725: Windows 10 Version 1703 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
100760KB4022715: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
100759KB4022714: Windows 10 Version 1511 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical