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CVE-2014-6317 Detail

Description

Array index error in win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted TrueType font, aka "Denial of Service in Windows Kernel Mode Driver Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/11/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2014/11/11/assessing-risk-for-the-november-2014-security-updates.aspx
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70949
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2014/ms14-079

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-6317
NVD Published Date:
11/11/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018