CVE-2017-8579

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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

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
100765KB4022727: Windows 10 Version 1507 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
100763KB4022725: Windows 10 Version 1703 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
100760KB4022715: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
100759KB4022714: Windows 10 Version 1511 June 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical