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Microsoft Office: CVE-2017-8696: Windows Uniscribe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

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Microsoft Office: CVE-2017-8696: Windows Uniscribe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/13/2017
Created
06/27/2023
Added
06/20/2023
Modified
06/20/2023

Description

Windows Uniscribe in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1; Windows 7 SP1; Office 2007 SP3; Office 2010 SP2; Word Viewer; Office for Mac 2011 and 2016; Skype for Business 2016; Lync 2013 SP1; Lync 2010; Lync 2010 Attendee; and Live Meeting 2007 Add-in and Console allows an attacker to execute code remotely via a specially crafted website or a specially crafted document or email attachment, aka "Microsoft Graphics Component Remote Code Execution."

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-skype_for_business_2016-kb4011040

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