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Sid 1-42174

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft GDI PolyTextOutW out of bounds memory write attempt

Summary

The Graphics component in the kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2; Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1; and Windows 7 SP1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Graphics Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 7.0 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 1.0 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

CVE-2017-0155:

CVSS base score 7.0

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 1.0

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2017-0155: The Graphics component in the kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2; Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1; and Windows 7 SP1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Graphics Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_7 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windows_vista *

Ease of attack

CVE-2017-0155:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

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.

Contributors

  • 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.

Additional References