CVE-2017-8543

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Description

Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Windows XP x64 XP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to take control of the affected system when Windows Search fails to handle objects in memory, aka "Windows Search Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98824

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038667

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8543

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-06-15

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-281

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 10

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Tenable Plugins

View all (12 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
102683Microsoft Windows Search Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8543)NessusWindows
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100791Microsoft Security Advisory 4025685: Guidance for older platforms (XP / 2003) (EXPLODINGCAN)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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100788Windows 8 June 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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100786Windows 2008 June 2017 Multiple Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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100785Microsoft Security Advisory 4025685: Windows Vista (June 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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100765KB4022727: Windows 10 Version 1507 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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100764Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 June 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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100763KB4022725: Windows 10 Version 1703 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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100762Windows Server 2012 June 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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100761Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 June 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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100760KB4022715: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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100759KB4022714: Windows 10 Version 1511 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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