Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Microsoft Windows: CVE-2017-0298: Windows COM Session Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Free InsightVM Trial No Credit Card Necessary
2024 Attack Intel Report Latest research by Rapid7 Labs
Back to Search

Microsoft Windows: CVE-2017-0298: Windows COM Session Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/13/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/13/2017
Modified
06/10/2024

Description

A DCOM object in Helppane.exe 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, 1703, and Windows Server 2016, when configured to run as the interactive user, allows an authenticated attacker to run arbitrary code in another user's session, aka "Windows COM Session Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1507-kb4022727
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1511-kb4022714
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1607-kb4022715
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1703-kb4022725
  • msft-kb4022715-8436b0ac-13c3-4047-9c60-e1fdba6cf918
  • msft-kb4022717-1d805e7c-215a-4c96-8b39-3829bd2e02d0
  • msft-kb4022717-6abad12a-fc3f-4352-81f7-453e305f13ed
  • msft-kb4022717-7b6c010d-36ea-4bb4-9d06-9e44c1235690
  • msft-kb4022718-185fb91c-8006-4eeb-81f1-611113a80509
  • msft-kb4022718-5cc34e54-998c-4120-ba8a-d528309738f8
  • msft-kb4022718-8f05b935-4c68-4218-92fe-a734d28cc5e9
  • msft-kb4022722-0fff3ada-3205-441e-9f7f-f9e0198a32ce
  • msft-kb4022722-4182f860-3205-4b8d-bf9d-4b0b93f34adc
  • msft-kb4022722-61851a6d-1717-4861-801a-461e772cb312
  • msft-kb4022722-65224535-330e-42bd-8e35-824c878ec11a
  • msft-kb4022722-657cd92e-a4a3-4319-a954-52bedeef4cfc
  • msft-kb4022722-e181eaef-054e-4b52-a00f-503b91461f68

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;