CVE-2017-8579

MEDIUM

Description

The DirectX component in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an authenticated attacker to run arbitrary code in kernel mode via a specially crafted application, aka "DirectX Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99212

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8579

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-06-29

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-281

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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