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CVE-2017-8637 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Edge in Microsoft Windows 10 1703 allows an attacker to bypass Arbitrary Code Guard (ACG) due to how Microsoft Edge accesses memory in code compiled by the Edge Just-In-Time (JIT) compiler, aka "Scripting Engine Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability".

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8637
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:
5.3 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.6
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100045 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100045
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039095 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039095
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8637 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8637

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

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