CVE-2017-8556

high

Description

Graphics in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability when it fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Graphics Component Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8573 and CVE-2017-8574.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99439

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038856

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8556

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-07-11

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-281

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: HIGH