CVE-2017-8679

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Description

The Windows kernel component on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, 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 information disclosure vulnerability when it improperly handles objects in memory, aka "Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8708, CVE-2017-8709, and CVE-2017-8719.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100720

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039325

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8679

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-13

Updated: 2017-09-21

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM