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CVE-2017-8493 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to set variables that are either read-only or require authentication when Windows fails to enforce case sensitivity for certain variable checks, aka "Windows Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability".

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98850 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038671 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8493 Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-178 Improper Handling of Case Sensitivity NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1511
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1607
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1703
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8493
NVD Published Date:
06/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019