CVE-2017-8691

HIGH
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Description

Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 allow an attacker to execute code remotely on a target system when the Windows font library fails to properly handle specially crafted embedded fonts, aka "Express Compressed Fonts Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100090

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039096

https://fortiguard.com/zeroday/FG-VD-17-142

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8691

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-08

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
102273Windows 2008 August 2017 Multiple Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
102267Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 August 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high