CVE-2017-8696

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Description

Windows Uniscribe in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1; Windows 7 SP1; Office 2007 SP3; Office 2010 SP2; Word Viewer; Office for Mac 2011 and 2016; Skype for Business 2016; Lync 2013 SP1; Lync 2010; Lync 2010 Attendee; and Live Meeting 2007 Add-in and Console allows an attacker to execute code remotely via a specially crafted website or a specially crafted document or email attachment, aka "Microsoft Graphics Component Remote Code Execution."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100780

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039344

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8696

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-13

Updated: 2017-09-21

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 (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
103192Security Update for Microsoft Office Online Server and Office Web Apps (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103140Windows 2008 September 2017 Multiple Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103135Security Updates for Microsoft Office Viewers (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103133Security Updates for Microsoft Office Products (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103127Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 September 2017 Security UpdatesNessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high
103123Security Updates for Microsoft Skype for Business and Microsoft Lync and Microsoft Live Meeting (September 2017)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high