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Sid 1-41932


FILE-OTHER Microsoft Windows Uniscribe privilege escalation attempt


The Windows Graphics Component in Microsoft Office 2007 SP3; 2010 SP2; and Word Viewer; Skype for Business 2016; Lync 2013 SP1; Lync 2010; Live Meeting 2007; Silverlight 5; Windows Vista SP2; Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1; and Windows 7 SP1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site, aka "Graphics Component Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This vulnerability is different from that described in CVE-2017-0014.


CVSS base score 7.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 1.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft live_meeting 2007
  • microsoft lync 2010
  • microsoft lync 2013
  • microsoft office 2007
  • microsoft office 2010
  • microsoft silverlight 5.0
  • microsoft skypeforbusiness 2016
  • microsoft word_viewer -
  • microsoft windows_7 -
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 -
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windows_vista -

Ease of attack

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.


  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

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