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CVE-2017-8691 Detail

Current Description

Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 allow an attacker to execute code remotely on a target system when the Windows font library fails to properly handle specially crafted embedded fonts, aka "Express Compressed Fonts Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100090 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039096 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://fortiguard.com/zeroday/FG-VD-17-142
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8691 Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8691
NVD Published Date:
08/08/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019