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CVE-2017-8471 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow an authenticated attacker to run a specially crafted application when the Windows kernel improperly initializes objects in memory, aka "Win32k Information Disclosure Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8470, CVE-2017-8472, CVE-2017-8473, CVE-2017-8475, CVE-2017-8477, and CVE-2017-8484.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.3


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98849 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038659 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8471 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42224/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1511:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1607:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1703:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:itanium:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:x64:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8471
NVD Published Date:
06/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/18/2019