CVE-2017-8493

LOW

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 set variables that are either read-only or require authentication when Windows fails to enforce case sensitivity for certain variable checks, aka "Windows Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability".

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98850

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038671

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8493

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-06-15

Updated: 2019-03-19

Type: CWE-254

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM