CVE-2017-8726

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Description

Microsoft Edge in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user, due to how affected Microsoft scripting engines handle objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-11794 and CVE-2017-11803.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101084

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039529

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8726

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-13

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
104384KB4042895: Windows 10 October 2017 Cumulative Update (KRACK)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
103749KB4041691: Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 October 2017 Cumulative Update (KRACK)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
103747KB4041689: Windows 10 Version 1511 October 2017 Cumulative Update (KRACK)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
103745KB4041676: Windows 10 Version 1703 October 2017 Cumulative Update (KRACK)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical