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CVE-2017-8694 Detail

Current Description

The Microsoft Windows Kernel Mode Driver on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability when it fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8689.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/13/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8694
Original release date:
10/13/2017
Last revised:
10/27/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.0 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.0
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
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:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
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/101100 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 101100
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039526 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039526
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8694 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8694

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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