CVE-2017-8683

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Description

Windows graphics 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 attacker to execute remote code by the way it handles embedded fonts, aka "Win32k Graphics Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8682.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100781

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039338

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8683

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42746/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-13

Updated: 2019-05-03

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (8 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
104385KB4038781: Windows 10 September 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103140Windows 2008 September 2017 Multiple Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103132Windows Server 2012 September 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103131Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 September 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103130KB4038788: Windows 10 Version 1703 September 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103129KB4038783: Windows 10 Version 1511 September 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103128KB4038782: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 September 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103127Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 September 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high