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CVE-2017-8622 Detail

Current Description

Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10 1703 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability when it fails to properly handle handles NT pipes, aka "Windows Subsystem for Linux Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability".

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/08/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8622
Original release date:
08/08/2017
Last revised:
08/14/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100040 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100040
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039103 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039103
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8622 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8622

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10:1703:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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