CVE-2017-8737

HIGH

Description

Microsoft Windows PDF Library in Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, 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 the way that Windows PDF Library handles objects in memory, aka "Windows PDF Remote Code Execution Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8728.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100749

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039327

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8737

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-13

Updated: 2017-09-21

Type: CWE-119

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
104385KB4038781: Windows 10 September 2017 Cumulative UpdateNessusWindows : 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