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CVE-2017-8709 Detail

Current Description

The Windows kernel component 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 information disclosure vulnerability when it improperly handles objects in memory, aka "Windows Kernel Information Disclosure Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8708, CVE-2017-8679, and CVE-2017-8719.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/12/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8709
Original release date:
09/12/2017
Last revised:
09/21/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
4.7 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
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):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
1.9 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100792 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100792
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039325 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039325
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8709 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8709

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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