CVE-2017-8720

HIGH

Description

The Microsoft Windows graphics 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 elevation of privilege vulnerability when the Win32k component fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8675.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100804

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

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8720

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-13

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

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