CVE-2017-8472

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Description

Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows Server 2012 allow an authenticated attacker to run a specially crafted application when the Windows kernel improperly initializes objects in memory, aka "Win32k Information Disclosure Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8470, CVE-2017-8471, CVE-2017-8473, CVE-2017-8475, CVE-2017-8477, and CVE-2017-8484.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98851

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8472

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42225/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-06-15

Updated: 2019-03-18

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: 5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.3

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
100786Windows 2008 June 2017 Multiple Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
100762Windows Server 2012 June 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
100761Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 June 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical