CVE-2017-8641

HIGH
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Description

Microsoft browsers in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user due to the way that Microsoft browser JavaScript engines render when handling objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8634, CVE-2017-8635, CVE-2017-8636, CVE-2017-8638, CVE-2017-8639, CVE-2017-8640, CVE-2017-8645, CVE-2017-8646, CVE-2017-8647, CVE-2017-8655, CVE-2017-8656, CVE-2017-8657, CVE-2017-8670, CVE-2017-8671, CVE-2017-8672, and CVE-2017-8674.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100057

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039095

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8641

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42465/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-08

Updated: 2017-08-20

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
104890Security Updates for Internet Explorer (August 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
104382KB4034668: Windows 10 August 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
102273Windows 2008 August 2017 Multiple Security UpdatesNessusWindows : 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
102267Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 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