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CVE-2017-8703 Detail

Current Description

The Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux on Microsoft Windows 10 1703 allows a denial of service vulnerability when it improperly handles objects in memory, aka "Windows Subsystem for Linux Denial of Service Vulnerability".

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8703
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:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
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):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101164 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 101164
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039534 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039534
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8703 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8703

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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