CVE-2017-8646

HIGH
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Description

Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user due to the way that Microsoft browser JavaScript engines render content 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-2017-8641, CVE-2017-8645, 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/100053

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

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8646

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42470/

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 (3 total)

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