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Microsoft CVE-2017-8552: Windows Graphics Component Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2017-8552: Windows Graphics Component Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/05/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/13/2017
Modified
04/05/2021

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Windows Graphics Component improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run processes in an elevated context. In a local attack scenario, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running a specially crafted application to take control over the affected system. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the way in which the Microsoft Graphics Component handles objects in memory and preventing unintended elevation from user mode.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4019204-0c835bc6-fb1e-450c-aaa4-10768114a13f
  • msft-kb4019204-29032498-9d50-41e8-95e7-6910d1a0d0c0
  • msft-kb4019204-29a9f16d-ae2a-405a-af9d-a7c9a819e4b0
  • msft-kb4019204-55e1f26d-c3c3-44bb-9040-be2913d08c4e
  • msft-kb4019204-68be9014-f31b-47fc-b9f1-8a6967402562
  • msft-kb4019204-753e6c04-6095-4b00-8583-c66229a8f944
  • msft-kb4019204-7cb3c113-0d5c-4dda-9a5a-106ec78bf31a
  • msft-kb4019204-95198e41-1b24-4008-8827-c181a4c1844a
  • msft-kb4019204-d606d257-2504-4f5a-851e-3a35f6b2276f
  • msft-kb4019204-f099f582-988c-45a0-bcfc-ae0b31222c4e
  • msft-kb4019204-ff171a9c-2eb4-4508-b8b4-0a0a993e3dc2
  • msft-kb4019263-46c89aaa-6d7f-48c4-abda-2e0709b58b71
  • msft-kb4019263-a1d1d5c2-78be-44c0-b0eb-2706f1225447
  • msft-kb4019263-c218dbd8-9396-4978-a84d-aeb7a2c77ce3
  • msft-kb4019263-c4749633-16b1-4395-b0bd-1930ee20d5c6
  • msft-kb4019263-cd7fd4a7-f4db-493d-8cc3-70d33e708775
  • msft-kb4019263-d8a880a2-6caa-453f-81c8-c6a88bf19d69

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