CVE-2017-8686

CRITICAL
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Description

The Windows Server DHCP service in Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows Server 2016 allows an attacker to either run arbitrary code on the DHCP failover server or cause the DHCP service to become nonresponsive, due to a memory corruption vulnerability in the Windows Server DHCP service, aka "Windows DHCP Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100730

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039337

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8686

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-13

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
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
103128KB4038782: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 September 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high