CVE-2017-8609

high

Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user when the JavaScript engine fails to render when handling objects in memory in Microsoft Internet Explorer, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8596, CVE-2017-8610, CVE-2017-8618, CVE-2017-8619, CVE-2017-8595, CVE-2017-8601, CVE-2017-8603, CVE-2017-8604, CVE-2017-8605, CVE-2017-8606, CVE-2017-8607, CVE-2017-8608, and CVE-2017-8609.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99418

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038849

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8609

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-07-11

Updated: 2017-07-13

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.6

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.6

Severity: HIGH