CVE-2017-8591

HIGH
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Description

Windows Input Method Editor (IME) in 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 remote code execution vulnerability when it fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Windows IME Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99430

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039097

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8591

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-08

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
104382KB4034668: Windows 10 August 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
102270Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 August 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
102269KB4034674: Windows 10 Version 1703 August 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
102268Windows Server 2012 August 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
102265KB4034660: Windows 10 Version 1511 August 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
102264KB4034658: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 August 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high