Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow a locally-authenticated attacker to run a specially crafted application on a targeted system when Windows Secure Kernel Mode fails to properly handle objects in memory, aka "Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability".
Published 2017-06-15 01:29:04
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-8494

0.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 32 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-8494

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.4
10.0
NIST
7.3
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.3
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-8494

  • The product does not preserve permissions or incorrectly preserves permissions when copying, restoring, or sharing objects, which can cause them to have less restrictive permissions than intended.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-8494

Products affected by CVE-2017-8494

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