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Sid 1-44526

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer memory corruption attempt

Summary

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 and RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user, due to how Microsoft Windows Text Services Framework handles objects in memory, aka "Windows Shell Memory Corruption Vulnerability".

Impact

CVSS base score 7.5 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 1.6 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_10 -
  • microsoft windows_10 1511
  • microsoft windows_10 1607
  • microsoft windows_10 1703
  • 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

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8727