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CVE-2017-8710 Detail

Current Description

The Microsoft Common Console Document (.msc) in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1 allows an attacker to read arbitrary files via an XML external entity (XXE) declaration, due to the way that the Microsoft Common Console Document (.msc) parses XML input containing a reference to an external entity, aka "Windows Information Disclosure Vulnerability".

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8710
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:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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/100793 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100793
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039325 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039325
https://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=2094 Exploit; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=2094

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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