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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2017-8561: Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2017-8561: Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/11/2017
Modified
06/10/2024

Description

Windows kernel in Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to the way it handles objects in memory, aka "Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability".

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1507-kb4025338
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1511-kb4025344
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1607-kb4025339
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1703-kb4025342
  • msft-kb4025333-2884a1b4-f534-42b7-b4e9-6b07e48912f2
  • msft-kb4025333-9787a4fc-d69c-4bf5-92bf-7ee510368696
  • msft-kb4025333-a8091733-a526-4480-afe7-72a1b3385439
  • msft-kb4025339-d6677d54-ce7a-4774-a696-84de34eff033
  • msft-kb4025343-3a348a0c-2982-4ee6-b51b-6e4644a6c888
  • msft-kb4025343-733ef1e8-2bb5-4f7e-ae77-70a3fd4f05c6
  • msft-kb4025343-878d370a-a48a-4f91-b0fc-a0dfd69e30ab

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