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Sid 1-43491

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows unsafe memory access privilege escalation attempt

Summary

Win32k in 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 elevation of privilege vulnerability when it fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8578, CVE-2017-8580, CVE-2017-8581, and CVE-2017-8467.

Impact

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

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_10 -
  • microsoft windows_7 *
  • microsoft windows_8.1 *
  • microsoft windowsrt8.1 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 -
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2016 *

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.

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