CVE-2017-8465

HIGH

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 v2.0

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 v3.0

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