CVE-2017-8622

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Description

Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10 1703 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability when it fails to properly handle handles NT pipes, aka "Windows Subsystem for Linux Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability".

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100040

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039103

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8622

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1703:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
102269KB4034674: Windows 10 Version 1703 August 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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