CVE-2017-8727

HIGH

Description

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 and RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user, due to how Microsoft Windows Text Services Framework handles objects in memory, aka "Windows Shell Memory Corruption Vulnerability".

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101142

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039537

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8727

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-13

Updated: 2017-10-27

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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